Lover's fracture

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

Jumped from a height; landed on his feet.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Multiple comminuted fractures of the bilateral calcaneums

 

Case Discussion

Lover's fracture is a type of calcaneal fracture

The name Lover's fracture is derived from the fact that a lover may jump from great heights while trying to escape from the lover's spouse 1.

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Case Information

rID: 27640
Case created: 12th Feb 2014
Last edited: 31st Dec 2016
Tag: shetty
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