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Inverted osteochondral fracture of the talus with rupture of the lateral ankle ligaments

Authors
Journal
Foot and Ankle Surgery
1268-7731
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
10
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.fas.2004.07.003
Keywords
  • Osteochondral Lesions
  • Talus
  • Lateral Ankle
  • Ligaments

Abstract

Abstract Osteochondral lesions of the talus (OLT) are uncommon injuries, representing less than 1% of all talar injuries. we present the rare case of an inverted OLT, associated with rupture of the lateral ankle ligaments, which was treated by debridement and re-insertion of the fragment into its defect without fixation.

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