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Talar dislocation

Talar dislocations are secondary to high energy trauma to an inverted,plantar flex foot; often the result of significant falls or car accidents. The prognosis of a talar dislocation is poor, with avascular necrosis and osteoarthritis common after repair due to the bones limited blood supply. 

A recent systematic review of talar dislocations found that 97% of cases were open injuries 1.

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