Talus Bipartitus: A Rare Skeletal Variation. A Report of Four Cases

March 2011
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;3/16/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 6, p607
Academic Journal
An excerpt from the article "Talus Bipartitus: A Rare Skeletal Variation. A Report of Four Cases," by doctors Stefan Rammelt, Hans Zwipp, and Andreas Prescher which appeared on the website www.jbjs.org.


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