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
Modality: X-ray

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

Modality: 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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