Talar body fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


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

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male

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


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
Published: 1st Apr 2015
Last edited: 14th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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