Osteochondral defect of talar dome

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


MVA - painful right ankle.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male


At the posteromedial aspect of the talar dome is a well-corticated bony fragment. This is consistent with an unstable osteochondral injury but appears chronic. Correlation with examination and prior imaging recommended. There is also spurring and subjacent small subchondral cysts at the anterior aspect of the tibial plafond. No significant soft tissue swelling. No acute fracture demonstrated.     

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Case information

rID: 28178
Published: 15th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
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