Treatment of lisfranc joint injury: current concepts.

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Summary of "Treatment of lisfranc joint injury: current concepts."

Injuries to the tarsometatarsal joint complex, also known as the Lisfranc joint, are relatively uncommon. However, the importance of an accurate diagnosis cannot be overstated. These injuries, especially when missed, may result in considerable long-term disability as the result of posttraumatic arthritis. A high level of suspicion, recognition of the clinical signs of injury, and appropriate radiographic studies are needed for correct diagnosis. When surgery is indicated, closed reduction with percutaneous screw fixation should be attempted. If reduction is questionable, open reduction should be performed. Screw fixation remains the traditional fixation technique.


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Name: The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
ISSN: 1067-151X
Pages: 718-28


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