Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Morales-Suárez CJ, Reyes-Gallardo A, López-Gavito E
Total talar dislocation. Case report, 15-month follow-up and literature review
Acta Ortop Mex 2012; 26 (1)

Language: Español
References: 16
Page: 39-44
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Total talar dislocation is an uncommon injury. The literature reports an incidence rate of 2% of ankle and foot injuries. In 70% of cases it is an open injury, and there are very few documented and published cases belonging to the remaining 30%. The objective of this research work is to contribute our experience in the treatment of talar enucleation by presenting a case followed-up for 15 months, with detection of the expected complications for this type of injury, and an appropriate course. An extensive search was done of review articles on this condition in the PUBMED and MEDLINE data bases and the OVID search engine. The results obtained were compared and the main sequelae of this condition were identified.

Key words: foot, ankle, dislocation, surgery, complications.


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