Talar body fracture

Case contributed by Jeremy Jones

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
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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