II. Differential Diagnosis

III. Mechanism

  1. Forced foot eversion

IV. Symptoms

  1. Pain at distal fibula
  2. Unable to ambulate

V. Signs

  1. Fibula Fractured 4.3 cm above malleolus tip
  2. Talus displaced laterally and posterior
  3. No active range of motion of ankle
  4. Increased distance between medial and lateral malleolus
  5. Shortened foot dorsum

VI. Special Circumstances: Injury by landing on foot

  1. Talus pushed upwards tearing lateral ligaments
  2. Results in Dupuytren's Fracture

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Ontology: Pott's fracture (C0272773)

Concepts Injury or Poisoning (T037)
SnomedCT 35899005, 208661001, 263244000
Dutch Pott-fractuur, Dupuytren; fractuur, fractuur; Dupuytren
French Fracture de Pott
German Pott-Fraktur
Italian Frattura di Pott
Portuguese Fractura de Pott
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Hungarian Pott-törés