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Tibio-Talar Dislocation: A Brief Review of Literature


Bernardino Saccomanni

Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Asl Bari, Italy

Correspondence to Author: Bernardino Saccomanni


Tibiotalar dislocation without associated fractures of the malleoli is an unusual traumatic injury, sporadically reported as isolated cases [1-4] or as small series [5-7] in literature. Fahey and Murphy [8] classified this lesion into 5 subtypes based on direction: posterior, anterior, medial, lateral or superior combined. Anterior tibio-talar dislocation without associated fractures is a rare injury, and, to the best of my knowledge, only 4 cases have been reported in English-language medical literature to date [7,9,10]. Here, I document a review of literature. It is interesting that 1 of 4 previously reported [7] pure anterior ankle dislocations also involved who had sustained multiple ipsilateral lower


Ankle dislocation; Laxity; Tibiotalar


Bernardino Saccomanni. Tibio-Talar Dislocation: A Brief Review of Literature. World Journal of Clinical Surgery 2020.

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  • Journal Name: World Journal of Clinical Surgery
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  • DOI: 10.52338/wjsurgy
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