Tillaux Fracture In Adult: A Case Report

  • Syed T Rotherham District General Hospital, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Storey P Rotherham District General Hospital, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Rocha R Rotherham District General Hospital, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Kocheta A Rotherham District General Hospital, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Singhai S Rotherham District General Hospital, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Keywords: Ankle fracture, Tillaux fracture, Anterolateral tibial avulsion

Abstract

We report a rare case of Tillaux fracture of the ankle in a 36-year-old man. He sustained the injury in a football tackle and presented to us with pain and swelling of the left ankle. After preliminary X-rays, a CT scan was done which showed a Tillaux type fracture which is a rare injury after epiphyseal fusion. The ankle was treated with open reduction and internal fixation with screws and plaster for 6 weeks. At 3 months the patient had no pain in the ankle and able to mobilize full weight bearing on that side.

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Published
2020-12-16
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Syed T, Storey P, Rocha R, Kocheta A, Singhai S. Tillaux Fracture In Adult: A Case Report. ojmpc [Internet]. 2020Dec.16 [cited 2021Jan.21];26(2):95-8. Available from: https://ojmpc.com/index.php/ojmpc/article/view/126
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