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Aspects radiographiques des lésions ostéo-articulaires et ligamentaires des entorses de pied et de cheville

Journal de Radiologie 01/2007; 88(4):541-547. DOI: 10.1016/S0221-0363(07)89853-2

ABSTRACT Emergency departments frequently encounter pathology resulting from injury to the foot and ankle, with approximately 6000 case per day in France. In an ankle sprain, 85% of the lesions involve the lateral collateral ligament. Many other, much rarer, types of lesion with different therapeutic consequences can present, however. Interpretation of the initial conventional radiographs is vital to establishing the type lesion and to proposing adapted and rapid treatment. The objective of this article is to review the various osteoarticular and ligament injuries encountered in the foot and the ankle.

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