Magnetic resonance imaging of the Lisfranc ligament of the foot.

Early recognition of subtle Lisfranc injuries is important, because deformity and disability may develop after initially unremarkable radiographs. The authors studied 23 patients (mean age, 25.4 years) with a history of midfoot trauma with both radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). When compared with the uninjured side, diastasis on radiographs… CONTINUE READING