Lisfranc, Jacques

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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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Herrera felt something in the back landing on his left foot Sunday, the foot which sustained a Lisfranc fracture and required surgery last season.
The pang of pain he felt in his foot was not a dislocated toe or a sprained ankle, as his own flash diagnosis suggested, but it was a mid-foot dislocation known as a Lisfranc fracture in his left foot.
Current standard of care for a displaced Lisfranc fracture is open reduction with internal fixation or primary fusion.
Plain films of lower extremities were significant for a right patellar fracture (open fracture), a complex right talus and calcaneal fracture, and a non-displaced Lisfranc fracture of the left foot.
We present a case report of a Lisfranc fracture in a patient with a bipartite medial cuneiform, an association that has not yet been described in the literature.
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.
Right-hander Kelvin Herrera said the strength of his left leg, which was affected after having surgery to repair a Lisfranc fracture on his left foot last summer, is not where it needs to be, but it's close enough.
Treatment of the Lisfranc fracture may range from a weight-bearing orthotic to a non-weight bearing cast for minimally displaced fractures with a diastasis < 2mm.
Traded from the Royals to Nationals last June, Herrera was limited to 10 games after the all-star break due to a Lisfranc fracture in his left foot.
Lisfranc fracture - dislocation: an easily overlooked injury in the emergency department.
A better-designed shoe can be a protective mechanism against injuries, such as turf toe, Lisfranc fractures, and high ankle sprains," says Richard Kent, professor of mechanical & aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, and emergency medicine at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and a member of the NFL Musculoskeletal Committee.