Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Salvi AE, Florschutz AV, Chiari S
An unusual case of post-traumatic adult complex foot deformity
Acta Ortop Mex 2012; 26 (4)

Language: Español
References: 13
Page: 260-262
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ABSTRACT

A peculiar clinical presentation of post-traumatic complex left foot fracture deformity is presented in this report as the result of a motorbike accident. Notwithstanding the significant deformity following forefoot fractures, the patient complained only of the recent onset of metatarsalgia. Of particular interest, is that this severe foot injury as well following deformity was overlooked, probably because patient had sustained head injury that was the main problem to treat due to life risk.


Key words: foot, fracture, trauma, deformity, accident.


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