Injuries of the midtarsal joint.

  title={Injuries of the midtarsal joint.},
  author={B J Main and R L Jowett},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={57 1},
Injuries involving the midtarsal joint, which are frequently misdiagnosed, have been studied to clarify the mechanism, classification and treatment. The necessity for routine antero-posterior, lateral and oblique radiographs is emphasised. Seventy-one injuries have been classified according to the direction of the deforming force:medial, longitudinal compression, lateral, plantar and crush types are described. Included in the medial and lateral types is a hitherto undescribed tarsal rotation or… CONTINUE READING