The Foot

  • Urs Heim
  • Karl M. Pfeiffer


Avulsion fractures of the anterior process of the calcaneus are relatively rare. Because the calcaneofibular and interosseous ligaments insert on this process, open reduction and screw fixation are advised.


Internal Fixation Kirschner Wire Avulsion Fracture Full Weight Bearing Peroneal Tendon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Urs Heim
    • 1
  • Karl M. Pfeiffer
    • 2
  1. 1.Gümligen-BernSwitzerland
  2. 2.Chirurgisches DepartementKantonsspital BaselBaselSwitzerland

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