Talar body fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Injury during a rugby match. Other child fell on his foot during a scrum. Painful ankle.

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male
X-ray

Incomplete fracture of the body of talus with preservation of the articular surface.

CT

Oblique incomplete talar body fracture. The fracture enters the talofibular joint, but does not extend to the tibiotalar joint surface. 

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Case information

rID: 33801
Case created: 24th Jan 2015
Last edited: 12th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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