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Midtarsal Bones: Chopart Joint Dislocations

  • Nick G. Lasanianos
  • Nikolaos K. Kanakaris
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Abstract

The midtarsal joint includes the talonavicular and calcaneocuboid joints. It carries the eponym of Chopart, who described an amputation at this level. Main and Jowett in 1975 classified midtarsal injuries by the direction of the deforming force.

Keywords

Open Reduction Crush Injury Cast Immobilization Satisfactory Function Column Collapse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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