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Lisfranc fracture dislocations - An important and easily missed fracture in the emergency department
  1. D Sharma, FRCS1 and
  2. F Khan, FRCS Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon2
  1. 1SpR in Accident and Emergency Medicine Frimley Park Hospital, Portsmouth Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 5UJ
  2. 2Greenwich District Hospital, Vanburgh Hill, Greenwich, London, SE10 9AG


Two case reports are presented of Lisfranc fractures. There have been many incidents of missed injury in the past and the radiographs are reproduced here together with the important radiographic features. Early diagnosis and orthopaedic referral are necessary because operative treatment is often required.

  • Lisfranc
  • fracture
  • dislocation

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