Excision of ununited fractures of the posterior process of the talus: a treatment for chronic posterior ankle pain.

@article{Veazey1992ExcisionOU,
  title={Excision of ununited fractures of the posterior process of the talus: a treatment for chronic posterior ankle pain.},
  author={B L Veazey and James D. Heckman and Ma Jos{\'e} Galindo and Peter McGanity},
  journal={Foot & ankle},
  year={1992},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={
          453-7
        }
}
The cases of nine patients with ununited fracture of the posterior process of the talus were reviewed. The most common mechanism of injury was forced plantarflexion. All patients had pain in the posterior ankle region. Common physical findings included tenderness between the lateral malleolus and the Achilles tendon and pain on forced plantarflexion. Of the radiographic imaging modalities used, 99Tc bone scan was found to be the most helpful in diagnosis. All nine patients eventually underwent… CONTINUE READING
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