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Calcaneus Fracture, Nonarticular
Julia R. Crim, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Imaging

    • Top Differential Diagnoses

      TERMINOLOGY

      • Definitions

        • Anterior process of calcaneus (APC): Nonarticular wedge-shaped projection adjacent to calcaneocuboid joint
        • Posterior process: Large, squared projection of calcaneus posterior to subtalar joint, a.k.a. tuberosity

      IMAGING

      • General Features

        • Radiographic Findings

          • CT Findings

            • MR Findings

              • Imaging Recommendations

                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                  PATHOLOGY

                  • General Features

                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                    • Presentation

                      • Demographics

                        • Treatment

                          Selected References

                          1. Gitajn IL et al: Calcaneal avulsion fractures: a case series of 33 patients describing prognostic factors and outcomes. Foot Ankle Spec. 8(1):10-7, 2015
                          2. Krapf D et al: Calcaneus secundarius—a relevant differential diagnosis in ankle pain: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 9:127, 2015
                          3. Badillo K et al: Multidetector CT evaluation of calcaneal fractures. Radiographics. 31(1):81-92, 2011
                          4. Beavis RC et al: Avulsion fracture of the calcaneal tuberosity: a case report and literature review. Foot Ankle Int. 29(8):863-6, 2008
                          5. Daftary A et al: Fractures of the calcaneus: a review with emphasis on CT. Radiographics. 25(5):1215-26, 2005
                          6. Squires B et al: Fractures of the tuberosity of the calcaneus. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 83(1):55-61, 2001
                          7. Trnka HJ et al: Fracture of the anterior superior process of the calcaneus: an often misdiagnosed fracture. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 117(4-5):300-2, 1998
                          8. Norfray JF et al: Common calcaneal avulsion fracture. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 134(1):119-23, 1980
                          9. ESSEX-LOPRESTI P: The mechanism, reduction technique, and results in fractures of the os calcis. Br J Surg. 39(157):395-419, 1952
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                          KEY FACTS

                          • Imaging

                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                              TERMINOLOGY

                              • Definitions

                                • Anterior process of calcaneus (APC): Nonarticular wedge-shaped projection adjacent to calcaneocuboid joint
                                • Posterior process: Large, squared projection of calcaneus posterior to subtalar joint, a.k.a. tuberosity

                              IMAGING

                              • General Features

                                • Radiographic Findings

                                  • CT Findings

                                    • MR Findings

                                      • Imaging Recommendations

                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                          PATHOLOGY

                                          • General Features

                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                            • Presentation

                                              • Demographics

                                                • Treatment

                                                  Selected References

                                                  1. Gitajn IL et al: Calcaneal avulsion fractures: a case series of 33 patients describing prognostic factors and outcomes. Foot Ankle Spec. 8(1):10-7, 2015
                                                  2. Krapf D et al: Calcaneus secundarius—a relevant differential diagnosis in ankle pain: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Rep. 9:127, 2015
                                                  3. Badillo K et al: Multidetector CT evaluation of calcaneal fractures. Radiographics. 31(1):81-92, 2011
                                                  4. Beavis RC et al: Avulsion fracture of the calcaneal tuberosity: a case report and literature review. Foot Ankle Int. 29(8):863-6, 2008
                                                  5. Daftary A et al: Fractures of the calcaneus: a review with emphasis on CT. Radiographics. 25(5):1215-26, 2005
                                                  6. Squires B et al: Fractures of the tuberosity of the calcaneus. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 83(1):55-61, 2001
                                                  7. Trnka HJ et al: Fracture of the anterior superior process of the calcaneus: an often misdiagnosed fracture. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 117(4-5):300-2, 1998
                                                  8. Norfray JF et al: Common calcaneal avulsion fracture. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 134(1):119-23, 1980
                                                  9. ESSEX-LOPRESTI P: The mechanism, reduction technique, and results in fractures of the os calcis. Br J Surg. 39(157):395-419, 1952