Isolated Closed Medial Subtalar Dislocation Without Ankle Fracture : A Rare Case Report

Vol. 9 | Issue 2 | August-September 2021 | Page: 15-17 | Vishwas V Mundewadi, Harshavardhan B R, Akhil Kumar P R


Authors: Vishwas V Mundewadi [1], Harshavardhan B R [1], Akhil Kumar P R [1]

[1] Department of Orthopedics, Al Ameen medical college, Vijayapura, Karnataka, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Harshavardhan B R
Department of Orthopedics, Al Ameen medical college, Vijayapura, Karnataka, India


Subtalar dislocation is an unusual clinical case with very little mention in literature constituting nearly 1% of all traumatic dislocations. Here a 40 year old male who sustained fall over inverted foot was diagnosed as closed isolated medial subtalar dislocation with no associated fractures. This is an even more rare entity. Immediate closed reduction was done and immobilised for 4 weeks with below knee cast. This case report describes the mechanism of injury, ligaments involved, manoeuvre of closed reduction. This case report highlights the importance of prompt and urgent reduction and short period of immobilisation to avoid complications and better prognosis.
Keywords: Subtalar dislocation, Basketball foot, Isolated, Medial, Arthritis.


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How to Cite this article: Mundewadi VV, Harshavardhan BR, Akhil Kumar PR | Isolated Closed Medial Subtalar Dislocation Without Ankle Fracture : A Rare Case Report | Journal of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association | August-September 2021; 9(2): 15-17.


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