An easily overlooked injury: Lisfrance francture

John Pease, Michael Miller, Rey Gumboc

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Abstract

We report a case of a 16-year-old male who sustained a Lisfranc (tarsal metatarsal joint) fracture after a minor fall. His emergency department (ED) presentation, clinical course, and operative repair are presented as well as a discussion of Lisfranc fractures to include historical significance. Even after minor trauma, an emergency department physician must consider the often elusive diagnosis of a Lisfranc fracture in any patient with foot pain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)645-646
Number of pages2
JournalMilitary Medicine
Volume174
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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