Talus fractures: evaluation and treatment.

@article{Fortin2001TalusFE,
  title={Talus fractures: evaluation and treatment.},
  author={Paul Thomas Fortin and Jeffrey E Balazsy},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={2001},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={114-27}
}
Fractures of the talus are uncommon. The relative infrequency of these injuries in part accounts for the lack of useful and objective data to guide treatment. The integrity of the talus is critical to normal function of the ankle, subtalar, and transverse tarsal joints. Injuries to the head, neck, or body of the talus can interfere with normal coupled motion of these joints and result in permanent pain, loss of motion, and deformity. Outcomes vary widely and are related to the degree of initial… CONTINUE READING

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