Document Detail

Total dislocation of the talus. Case report with a 13-year follow up and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3050805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Simultaneous dislocation of the talus from the tibiotalar, talocalcaneal, and talonavicular joints is uncommon and usually occurs from considerable violence. Total dislocation of the talus is frequently an open injury, or the skin may be tented over the dislocated talus leading to skin slough. Infection and avascular necrosis may follow. Treatment options include closed or open reduction, talectomy, and arthrodesis. The following case and literature review illustrate some of the problems encountered and factors that influence the outcome of this injury.
M Ries; W A Healy
Related Documents :
23541805 - Recurrent trichobezoar due to trichophagia: a case report.
353625 - Traumatic herniation of buccal pad of fat (traumatic pseudolipoma). a review.
23476855 - Vertigo as the first sign of chronic myeloid leukemia: a case report and literature rev...
16167165 - Hand deformity in parkinson's disease: case report.
2029065 - Salicylate ototoxicity: review and synthesis.
11045065 - Asbestosis in malaysia: report on first two cases.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopaedic review     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0094-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthop Rev     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-11-07     Completed Date:  1988-11-07     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0431766     Medline TA:  Orthop Rev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  76-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Bone Nails
Dislocations / radiography*,  surgery
Talus / blood supply,  injuries*,  radiography

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Pigmented villonodular synovitis presenting as a large lateral knee mass. Case report and review of ...
Next Document:  Fractures of the scapula. A review of the literature.