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Lover’s fracture

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis certain


Fall from height

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Bilateral calcaneal fractures.

No associated lumbar spine fractures.

Case Discussion

Bilateral calcaneal fractures consistent with lover's fracture. It is important to exclude thoracolumbar burst fracture (Don Juan fractures) in the setting of lover's fracture.

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