SURGICAL FIXATION OF TRAUMATIC LISFRANC FRACTURE-DISLOCATION: A CASE REPORT.
ABDUL RAZAK KA and BAJURI MY
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Jalan Yaacob Latiff, 56000, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Injuries of the Lisfranc joint are among the more prevailingly missed diagnosis of midfoot injuries. This is more so when there is only subtle disruption of the joint. However, open Lisfranc fracture dislocation which is associated with high velocity injuries requires surgical intervention to restore the congruency of the tarsometatarsal joint. We present a case of a young gentleman who sustained an open fracture-dislocation of the Lisfranc joint which was treated surgically with fixation of the joint for better long-term outcome.
Keyword: Lisfranc fracture, open reduction internal fixation, open fracture dislocation, arthrodesis
Correspondence author: Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Yazid Bajuri MD, MSOrth
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Malaysia.
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Brunei Int Med J. 2017; 13 (5): 165-168