Os supratalare

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Inversion injury.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Well corticated ossicle at the dorsal aspect of the talar neck. No fracture identified. 

Case Discussion

The differential diagnosis for an os supratalare is a non-united dorsal talonavicular joint avulsion fracture. However, the dorsal talonavicular has a normal appearance and this ossicle is slightly posterior to the joint itself. 

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Case information

rID: 62167
Published: 9th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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