TITLE

Current Management of Tarsometatarsal Injuries in the Athlete

AUTHOR(S)
Myerson, Mark S.; Cerrato, Rebecca A.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 11, p2522
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the management of injuries to the tarsometatarsal joint as they occur in athletes. The mechanisms of injury to the tarsometatarsal joint complex are described. Injury classification schemes are discussed. Diagnosis which includes assessment findings and radiographs of the foot is also included. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are described for diagnosing subtle injuries. Operative management which includes surgery timing and a comparison of percutaneous and open fixation surgeries is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
35282028

 

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