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Total Extrusion of the Talus in an Adolescent

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Kaya Memisoglu Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Umuttepe Kampüsü, Kocaeli, Turkey.

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Talar extrusion in a 13-year-old child was treated by means of open reduction and 10 weeks of cast immobilization. At 1.5 years of follow-up, the patient had full range of motion in the ankle and no signs of avascular necrosis or arthritis. (J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 99(5): 431–434, 2009)

Corresponding author: Kaya Memisoglu, MD, Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Umuttepe Kampüsü, Kocaeli, 41380 Turkey. (E-mail: kayamemisoglu@yahoo.com)