Lover's fracture

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty


Jumped from a height; landed on his feet.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

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
Published: 12th Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: shetty
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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