Talar neck fracture
High speed motorcycle accident
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There is an impacted fracture of the talar neck, with associated soft tissue haematoma.
Cortical lucency along the anteromedial cortex of the left femoral diaphysis is favoured benign, likely a fibrous cortical defect
Talar neck fractures are often the result of high energy mechanisms such as motorbike accidents. They have a high association with early post operative complications.
- 1. Vallier HA, Nork SE, Barei DP et-al. Talar neck fractures: results and outcomes. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2004;86-A (8): 1616-24. J Bone Joint Surg Am (abstract) - Pubmed citation