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Hawkins' type-II talar fracture with subtalar dislocation: A very unusual combination

Published inOrthopaedics & traumatology: surgery & research, vol. 103, no. 3, p. 403-406
Publication date2017
Abstract

We report the unusual case of a 16-year-old young man who sustained a rare association of a Hawkins' type-II talar neck fracture with a complete medial subtalar dislocation (Hawkins type-IIB) that occurred as an isolated injury after indirect trauma during a soccer game. Following closed reduction of the subtalar dislocation, standard radiographs and computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a comminuted fracture of the talus involving the base of the talar neck. Open reduction was performed and the fracture was stabilized by ORIF. At 1-year follow-up, functional and radiographic outcomes were graded as excellent, with no radiographic evidence of talar osteonecrosis.

Keywords
  • Ankle
  • Fracture
  • Hawkins type-IIB
  • Subtalar joint
  • Talus
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GERARD, Romain et al. Hawkins” type-II talar fracture with subtalar dislocation: A very unusual combination. In: Orthopaedics & traumatology: surgery & research, 2017, vol. 103, n° 3, p. 403–406. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2016.12.009
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