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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11 Schepers12 studied the plantar pressure in 21 patients of intra-articular calcaneal fracture and concluded that there was no direct relationship between the plantar pressure distribution and the clinical effect.
The patient was immediately taken in for treatment for his right leg affected by calcaneal fracture.
Through a L-shaped incision, on the lateral surface of the heel, the calcaneal fracture should be exposed.
The CALCAnail Orthopedic Arthrodesis Nail is indicated for subtalar arthrodesis in the treatment of patients with comminuted fractures of the calcaneus, post-traumatic osteoarthritis and/or poor function resulting from calcaneal fracture sequelae, osteoarthritis of the posterior subtalar joint, or
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.
Concomitant injuries included calcaneal fracture in 8(12%) cases skull base fractures in 7(11%) ankle fracture in 2(3%) and pelvic fracture in 5(7.
Patients were excluded if they reported any infective conditions of foot tumor calcaneal fracture metal implant history of systemic disease skin disease history of any major trauma or surgery in and around ankle joint and foot impaired circulation to lower extremities neurological disorders foot deformities arthritis and corticosteroid injections in heel preceding 3 months.
Tenderness with heel compression (squeeze test) may indicate a calcaneal fracture or apophysitis.
This edition has been updated with new procedures, including minimally invasive calcaneal fracture fixation and subcutaneous plating pilon fractions; more on total ankle arthroplasty to reflect recent advances and improved outcomes; and information on minimally invasive techniques.
020, respectively), but there were no evidence that age and tourniquet time affect the incidence of complication after calcaneal fracture surgery (P=0.
Several specific fractures require more sensitive imaging modalities to fully assess the fracture configuration: computerised tomography (CT) scans are the gold standard in pelvic, tibial plateau and calcaneal fracture.