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An Unusual Case Of Talonavicular Dislocation With Associated Ipsilateral Foot Fractures
  1. MP Newton Ede, MB ChB (Capt. 207 Fld Hospital TA (V)), Senior House Officer in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery1,
  2. C Miller, BSc MB ChB, House Officer in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery1,
  3. MHA Malik, MA, FRCS (Ortho), Lecturer in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery1 and
  4. SA Khan, BSc, FRCS (Ortho), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon1
  1. 1Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD.

Abstract

We describe a previously unreported form of a talonavicular dislocation complicated by navicular, talar neck and open calcaneal fractures.

Prompt recognition and rapid reduction of fractures and dislocations gives the best possible outcome. The presence of serious distracting injuries can alter priorities, however the “lesser” injuries often lead to long term morbidity after recovery from the life-threatening injuries.

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