Lisfranc, Jacques

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Lisfranc,

Jacques, French surgeon, 1790-1847.
Lisfranc amputation - amputation of the foot at the tarsometatarsal joint, the sole being preserved to make the flap. Synonym(s): Lisfranc operation
Lisfranc dislocation
Lisfranc fracture
Lisfranc joints - the three synovial joints between the tarsal and metatarsal bones. Synonym(s): tarsometatarsal joints
Lisfranc ligaments - ligaments that pass from the cuneiform bones to the metatarsals, the one from the first cuneiform to the second metatarsal being the strongest. Synonym(s): interosseous cuneometatarsal ligaments
Lisfranc operation - Synonym(s): Lisfranc amputation
scalene tubercle of Lisfranc - a small spine on the inner edge of the first rib, giving attachment to the scalenus anterior muscle. Synonym(s): scalene tubercle
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Taylor suffered a blow to the foot some three weeks ago that has been causing him some discomfort, and has now been diagnosed as a Lisfranc fracture.
We didn't know what it was, but the physio wasn't happy with how fast I was coming back so we got it looked at again and it turns out to be a Lisfranc fracture.
A Lisfranc fracture is a fracture or dislocation of one of the joints in the midfoot, where a cluster of small bones forms an arch on top of the foot between the ankle and toes.