Korean J Sports Med.  2021 Sep;39(3):127-130. 10.5763/kjsm.2021.39.3.127.

Irreducible Anterior Subluxation of the Ankle Joint Caused by Os Trigonum and Transverse Ligament: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Armed Forces Yangju Hospital, Yangju, Korea

Abstract

Ankle joint is a stable mortise structure, therefore pure ankle dislocation without ankle fracture is rare. Several adjacent anatomical structures have been reported as a cause of irreducible ankle dislocation. Author report a case of successful treatment of irreducible anterior subluxation of the ankle joint due to os trigonum and transverse ligament by closed reduction under anesthesia, and a review of the literature as well.

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Ankle joint; Joint dislocations; Talus; Ligaments
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