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Talar body fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Fall from a height of 3 meters two weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

There is a complete nondisplaced vertical oblique fracture of the talus involving the body, extending from the dorsal articular surface to the subtalar surface. No subtalar dislocation or other associated fracture is seen. Moderate ankle joint effusion is noted.

Case Discussion

Talar body fractures are less frequent than those of the talar neck (see talar neck fracture).

CT is very helpful to detect bony injury. MRI is superior to CT in the assessment of the associated soft tissue injuries around the ankle.


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Case information

rID: 68877
Published: 19th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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