Chopart’s Fracture-dislocation – rare Cases Management

Vol 31 | Issue 1 | Jan – Jun 2018 | page: 31-34 | Anvar Khan, M Raffic.

Authors: Anvar P Khan [1], M Raffic  [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Sree Gokulam Medical College, Venjaramoodu, Kerala, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Anvar P Khan,
Department of Orthopaedics,
Sree Gokulam Medical College and Research Foundation,
Venjaramoodu, Trivandrum. India.


Introduction: Among the uncommon midfoot injuries, Chopart fracture-dislocations are the most severe injuries and the most difficult foot injuries to diagnose and manage [1]. We are presenting clinical and radiological data and the outcome of two rare cases of Chopart fracture dislocation. Two adult males who sustained Chopart’s fracture dislocation were treated by open reduction and internal fixation with k-wires under anesthesia on an emergency basis. K-wires removed after 3 weeks and patients were mobilized after 6 weeks and returned to their work by 10th post-operative week. We recommend adequate evaluation on initial presentation and early accurate diagnosis and emergency management of Chopart’s [2] injuries, because missed or delayed diagnosis and treatment are associated with significant long-term morbidity.
Keywords: Calcaneocuboid, Chopart, dislocation, foot, fracture, midtarsal, reduction, Talonavicular.


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How to Cite this Article: Khan A P, Raffic M. Chopart’s Fracture-dislocation – rare Cases Management. Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics Jan- Jun 2018;31(1):31-34.


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