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Total Talus Dislocation (A Case Report)
J Korean Foot Ankle Soc. 2011;15:247-250
Published online December 1, 2011
© 2011 J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.

Cho, Jae-Ho;Kim, Jun-Ho;Han, Seung-Hwan

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ajou University of School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
Received October 4, 2011; Revised November 7, 2011; Accepted November 15, 2011.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Talar fracture and total dislocation, each known as one of rare injuries mainly caused by high-energy trauma, tend to cause avascular necrosis, post-traumatic arthritis, non-union, skin necrosis and infection because of weak blood supply. The authors have experienced and reports a total talus dislocation of 16 year old male associated with medial malleoalr fracture, who showed relatively good result by early reduction and operation.
Keywords : Talus; Dislocation; Avascular necrosis; Post-traumatic arthritis

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