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Open Total Talar Dislocation with Extrusion: Tips and Tricks in Management

Jean P Filler Leung, Bernardino Alpuerto II, Ilian Eusebio

Keywords : Early surgery, External fixation, Talar extrusion

Citation Information : Leung JP, Alpuerto II B, Eusebio I. Open Total Talar Dislocation with Extrusion: Tips and Tricks in Management. J Foot Ankle Surg Asia-Pacific 2021; 8 (4):206-208.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10040-1175

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 20-10-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Open total talar dislocations are rare but potentially catastrophic injuries of the hindfoot. Successful management involves following the principles of open fracture management—thorough debridement, reduction, stabilization, and wound management. We detail our surgical technique in managing such a case, with specific tips on each step that may help others in the management of such cases.


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