Nutcracker Fracture

(redirected from Cuboid Fracture)
A fracture that occurs with the forefoot everted on hindfoot pinching cuboid between anterior calcaneus and bases of 4th and 5th metatarsals
DiffDx Navicular fracture, navicular stress fracture, Lisfranc fracture, talar head fracture
Management Avulsions: one week of non-weight bearing, elevation followed by progressive weight bearing and functional rehab. Displaced and/or compression fracture: open reduction and internal fixation and possible bone grafting to prevent late painful arthritis
Complications Stiffness, non-union, osteonecrosis, deformity, postraumatic arthritis; untreated displaced/compression fractures can lead to relative shortening of the lateral column, planus and abduction deformities of the midfoot and chronic pain
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Due to this anatomy, a cuboid fracture is considered rare.
The fracture was consistent with a nutcracker cuboid fracture.
Incidence of Cuboid Fractures. A cuboid fracture is considered rare.
(1) We present a unique case of a cuboid fracture in a dancer who ironically sustained it while dancing in the holiday classic The Nutcracker.
CT clearly demonstrated a minimally displaced, comminuted cuboid fracture with articular extension into both the calcaneocuboid joint posteriorly and the cuboid-metatarsal joints anteriorly, with little to no articular incongruity (Fig.
However, due to the additional significant soft tissue injuries involving the syndesmosis and lateral ankle ligaments and the articular extension of the cuboid fracture, she was made non-weightbearing in a short leg cast for 6 weeks.
Therefore, the concomitant cuboid fracture in fourth and fifth TMT joints injuries may impact the options of the surgical method, since it is advised that shorten- ing of the cuboid Greater than 3mm or the displacement of the CMT Greater than 1mm should be treated surgically.21
Surgical treatment of the cuboid fractures. Chin J Traum.
We cannot explain the cuboid fracture type that do not require internal fixation.
Midfoot fractures are rare, with an annual incidence of 3.6/100000 in Edinburgh, and 50% of all midfoot fractures are cuboid fractures [1].
This edition has new chapters on fractures of the femur, hardware removal, and navicular and cuboid fractures, and more tips.
Frequently, lateral dislocations are associated with cuboid fractures, although involvement of the anterior calcaneal process and medial and lateral talar process had also been described.