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Case 13747

Symptomatic non-united fracture of the entire posterior process of the talus

Author(s)
Dyan Christine V. Flores, MD

Makati Medical Center;
Amorsolo 1299
Makati City, Philippines;
Email:dyanflores@yahoo.com
 
Patient
female, 25 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial, sagittal and MR images of the ankle

    PD-W non fat suppressed axial, sagittal and coronal MR of the ankle show the nonunited fracture of the entire posterior talar process (red arrows). Remote navicular fracture and collapse also shown by the yellow arrows.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Schematic diagram of possible causes of posterior ankle impingement

    Schematic diagram of pathologies involving the lateral tubercle of the posterior talar process (FHL marked by the orange circle).

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
PD-W non fat suppressed axial, sagittal and coronal MR of the ankle show the nonunited fracture of the entire posterior talar process (red arrows). Remote navicular fracture and collapse also shown by the yellow arrows.
 
Schematic diagram of pathologies involving the lateral tubercle of the posterior talar process (FHL marked by the orange circle).
 
 
 
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