Don Juan Fracture

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(1) Calcaneal comminuted fracture

(2) burst fracture of the lumbar or thoracic spine

The two different 'Don Juan fractures' share a common mechanism: axial load injury due to a fall from height and landing on the heels, classically caused in a cheating wife’s male lover who jumps from the bedroom window to escape an enraged spouse
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