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Lateral Talar Process Fracture Wheeless

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Description: - two processes, lateral & posterior, project from body of talus;
- either process may be fractured, either as isolated injury or associated with other ankle or talar injuries;
- it is frequently confused with an ankle sprain;
- non union is a frequent complication of displaced lateral process fracture;
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
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