Common calcaneal avulsion fracture.

@article{Norfray1980CommonCA,
  title={Common calcaneal avulsion fracture.},
  author={Joseph F. Norfray and Lee F. Rogers and G P Adamo and H C Groves and Willem J. Heiser},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1980},
  volume={134 1},
  pages={119-23}
}
An avulsion fracture on the dorsolateral aspect of the calcaneus at the origin of the extensor digitorum brevis muscle was identified after inversion injuries of the ankle. The avulsion occurred in 10% of emergency room patients with clinically suspected ankle fractures. The routine dorsoplantar view of the foot and/or the routine anteroposterior view of the ankle demonstrated the fracture. The fracture is most often confused with the os peroneum, or with the fracture of the anterior process of… CONTINUE READING

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