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Causes Diagnosis Management
  • Fracture of talus is uncommon
  • Leads to loss of blood supply and therefore avascular necrosis of body of talus.
  • Forced plantarflexion
  • Fall from height.
  • Affects the young adult.
 
 
  • Reduction
  • Avulsion fracture should be treated a soft tissue injury.
  • Dome fractures, if large should be excised
  • Neck fractures  are immobilized in below knee plasters.
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Talus avulsion fracture Talus dome fracture
Neck fracture of talus Neck fracture of talus  
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