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Complete Plantar Dislocation of Navicular Bone - A Rare Case with a Long Term Follow Up

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)

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Page : 649-653

Keywords : Navicular bone; dislocation; Midfoot; arthrodesis;

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A traumatic plantar dislocation of navicular is a rareinjury. In this article we report a case of an open plantar navicular dislocation with associated complex midfoot injury in a 25 year old male. The injury was managed with open reduction and stabilization with Kirschner - wires. Wire removal was performed at 8weeks. The patient was followed up to 8 years. At the end of the follow up he had mild mid foot pain with no other complaints. Effective and immediate management of this patient resulted in a satisfactory outcome.

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