curbstone fracture


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Lis·franc in·ju·ry

(lis-frahngk' in'jŭr-ē)
Disruption of the tarsometatarsal joint, with or without an associated fracture.
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curbstone fracture

An avulsion fracture of the posterior margin of the tibia, typically due to striking the dorsal surface of the foot on an unyielding surface, such as a curb.
See also: fracture
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