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Lover’s fracture

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Fall from height

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
x-ray

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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