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Fractures of the talus and peritalar dislocations 

Fractures of the talus and peritalar dislocations
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Fractures of the talus and peritalar dislocations
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Stuart J.E. Matthews

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10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012060
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date: 17 November 2019

Talar fractures are uncommon injuries and the outcome is very dependent on the tenuous blood supply

Fixation with absolute stability must be achieved

Osteochondral and process fractures are sometimes difficult to appreciate on plain x-rays. Clinical examination and a high degree of suspicion will help to identify these problems early.

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