Traumatic ipsilateral multiple open metatarsal and calcaneal fractures with first metatarsophalangeal joint dislocation: a case report


kemal özkan n., unay k., çift h., eceviz e., ÖZKAN K.

journal of foot and ankle specialist, pp.129-131, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: journal of foot and ankle specialist
  • Page Numbers: pp.129-131

Abstract

A 17-year-old man fell from a height of 10 m onto his right forefoot and sustained ipsilateral calcaneal, comminuted cuboid, and second, third, and fourth metatarsal neck fractures and first metatarsophalangeal joint open dislocation. This report discusses this rare injury. The authors believe that initial debridement with immediate surgical fixation and reduction with appropriate antibiotic treatment saved the patient's extremity