Calcaneal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


Road traffic accident four years ago with recent worsening of ankle pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Chronic healed fracture of middle to posterior third of calcaneum with fracture line cranially just missing the posterior talocalcaneal articular margin. Mild edema along the fracture line margins. Mild talar effusion. Mild ankle edema. 

Case Discussion

This is an example of a non articular calcaneal chronic fracture.  

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Case information

rID: 58940
Published: 15th Mar 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre

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