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Case 3 – JOCR Oct – Dec 2011


Case 3 – JOCR Oct – Dec 2011


 Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports | Year: 2011 | Volume: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page: 12-15


 Lisfranc Dislocation having Bimalleolar Fracture with Syndesmotic Injury

Authors: Ghate Sushant D, Babar Ashwin, Vidyasagar M Sistla, Bhaskar Atul
Department of Orthopaedics R. N. Cooper Municipal General Hospital, Juhu, Mumbai

Address of correspondence:
Dr. Ghate Sushant D.
Assistant Professor Sarthak Nivas wada’s stop, karvenagar,
Behind shedge math, Pune, Maharashtra India -411029.
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Introduction: Fracture-dislocations of tarso-metatarsal joints are rare. Association of these fractures with ankle injuries is very rare; to our knowledge not reported in the literature. Here, we report a rare case of Tarso-metatarsal (Lisfranc) dislocation with bimalleolar fracture with syndesmotic injury.

Case report: Patient was treated with closed reduction and fixation of Lisfranc injury with combination of screws and k wires and also fixation of bimalleolar and syndesmotic injury. At follow up patient achieved excellent function as assessed by AOFAS (American Orthopaedic Society Foot and Ankle Society Midfoot Score).

Conclusion: Even though extremely uncommon, early recognition of ankle injuries with uncommon lisfranc fractures & dislocations is important as prompt and simultaneous treatment of both injuries results in excellent clinical outcome.

Keywords: Lisfranc fracture dislocation, ankle fracture

How to Cite This Article:
Ghate S, Babar A, Sistla V, Bhaskar A. Lisfranc Dislocation having Bimalleolar Fracture with Syndesmotic Injury. J Ortho Case Reports 2011;1(1):12-15.  Available from:


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