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Plantar lateral dislocation of the medial cuneiform: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9498586     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report describes an isolated plantar lateral dislocation of the medial cuneiform. We were able to find only one other similar case reported in the literature. That case had a delayed diagnosis of 5 months and with an associated an avulsion fracture of the second metatarsal base. Dines et al. reported an isolated dorsomedial dislocation at the medial cuneonavicular joint. An irreducible dorsomedial dislocation with the anterior tibialis tendon being trapped between the medial cuneiform and the navicular has been reported. A distal and lateral dislocation of the medial cuneiform was reported in association with displacement of the second to fourth metatarsal and medial fractures of the navicular and cuneiform. The current report differs from previous cases. There was not an associated fracture; the direction of the dislocation was unique and could be reduced closed.
B P Levine; R Stoppacher; T K Kristiansen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Foot & ankle international     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1071-1007     ISO Abbreviation:  Foot Ankle Int     Publication Date:  1998 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-04-15     Completed Date:  1998-04-15     Revised Date:  2014-08-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433869     Medline TA:  Foot Ankle Int     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  118-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dislocations / complications,  radiography*,  therapy
Ligaments / injuries
Tarsal Bones / injuries*,  radiography
Tarsal Joints / injuries*

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