III. Causes: Uncommon Fractures

  1. Hindfoot Fracture
    1. Calcaneus Fracture (high mechanism Fracture such as fall from height)
    2. Talus Fracture
  2. Midfoot Fracture
    1. CuneiformFracture (crush injury)
    2. Cuboid Fracture
      1. Crush injury from forced food abduction (nutcracker Fracture)
      2. Chip Fractures, on the other hand, are minor Fractures by comparison
  3. Forefoot Fracture
    1. Sesamoid Fracture

V. Management: Foot Fractures requiring urgent or emergent orthopedic Consultation

  1. Lisfranc Injury
  2. Tarsal Fractures (esp. displaced Fractures)
  3. Compartment Syndrome
    1. Seen especially with Calcaneal Fracture
    2. Lisfranc Injury
  4. Open Foot Fracture
  5. Neurovascular compromise

VI. References

  1. Feden and Kiel (2017) Crit Dec Emerg Med 31(11): 3-10
  2. Orman and Ramadorai in Herbert (2016) EM:Rap 16(12): 8-9

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Ontology: Fracture of foot (C0272774)

Concepts Injury or Poisoning (T037)
ICD10 S92.9 , S92.90
SnomedCT 15574005
English Fracture of foot, unspecified, fracture of foot (diagnosis), fracture of foot, Broken foot, Foot fracture, Unspecified fracture of foot, broken foot, fracture foot, of foot fracture, foot fracture, foot broken, foot fractures, Fracture of foot (disorder), Fracture of foot, foot; fracture, fracture; foot, Fracture of foot, NOS, Foot Fracture
Italian Frattura del piede
Dutch gebroken voet, fractuur; voet, voet; fractuur, Fractuur van voet, niet gespecificeerd, voetbreuk
French Pied cassé, Fracture du pied
German gebrochener Fuss, Fraktur des Fusses, nicht naeher bezeichnet, Fraktur des Fusses
Portuguese Pé partido, Fractura do pé
Spanish Pie roto, fractura del pie, fractura del pie (trastorno), fractura de pie, fractura de pie (trastorno), Fractura del pie
Japanese 足骨折, アシコッセツ, ソクコッセツ
Czech Zlomená noha, Zlomenina nohy
Korean 상세불명의 발의 골절
Hungarian Lábfejtörés, Törött lábfej