Posterior Dislocation of Subtalar Joint without Associated Fracture: A Case Report and Review of LiteratureCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Sahil Gaba,
House Number 165, Sector 33 A, Chandigarh-160020, India.
Posterior subtalar dislocation is an exceedingly rare entity. Clinically, the appearance of the foot can simulate a complex fracture dislocation. It is important to recognize that not all posterior subtalar dislocations are true posterior dislocations. We report a true posterior subtalar dislocation in a 34-year-old female, managed promptly with closed reduction and resulting in an excellent functional outcome. A chronic dislocation or an irreducible dislocation may need open reduction.
Closed reduction, Posterior subtalar dislocation, Subtalar dislocation
Sahil Gaba, Arvind Kumar, Vivek Trikha, Saubhik Das, Prabhat Agrawal. POSTERIOR DISLOCATION OF SUBTALAR JOINT WITHOUT ASSOCIATED FRACTURE: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 September [cited: 2017 Nov 20 ]; 11:RD01-RD02. Available from
Date of Submission: Feb 23, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Apr 27, 2017
Date of Acceptance: May 13, 2017
Date of Publishing: Sep 01, 2017
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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