J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.  2011 Dec;15(4):247-250.

Total Talus Dislocation: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ajou University of School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea. osmedic@ajou.ac.kr

Abstract

Talar fracture and total dislocation, each known as one of rare injuries mainly caused by high-energy trauma, tend to cause avascular necrosis, post-traumatic arthritis, non-union, skin necrosis and infection because of weak blood supply. The authors have experienced and reports a total talus dislocation of 16 year old male associated with medial malleoalr fracture, who showed relatively good result by early reduction and operation.

Keyword

Talus; Dislocation; Avascular necrosis; Post-traumatic arthritis

MeSH Terms

Arthritis
Dislocations
Humans
Male
Necrosis
Skin
Talus
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