aviator's astralagus

A type of fracture and fracture-dislocation of the talus, in which the point of impact is a centrally located transverse ridge impacting on the foot
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aviator's astralagus

Orthopedics A type of fracture and fracture-dislocations of the talus, in which the point of impact is a centrally located transverse ridge impacting on the foot. Cf Cavalry fracture.
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