Medial subtalar dislocation: Approach to prompt care

  • JB Sié Essoh Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, Yopougon Teaching Hospital 21 BP 632 Abidjan 21, Côte d’Ivoire
  • M Kodo
  • A Traoré
  • Y Lambin

Abstract

A 27- year old female patient suffered from a closed medial subtalar dislocation treated by conservative means. This relatively rare injury is reported to outline the problems encountered in diagnosis and management of such troublesome pattern of dislocation in developing countries.

Keywords: dislocation, peritalar, subtalar, developing countries

Nigerian Journal of Surgical Research Vol. 7(1&2) 2005: 196–198
Published
2006-11-02
Section
Articles

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