Resection of Small Avulsion Fractures of the Anterior Process of the Calcaneus for Refractory Complaints

Minor injuries of the anterior process of the calcaneus occur frequently and most heal uneventfully. The present series reports on 6 patients with persistent complaints after anterior process avulsion fractures. The avulsed fragments of the anterior process at the calcaneocuboid joint were surgically excised in all, which resolved the complaints completely in 4 patients and reduced the complaints significantly in 2

Minor injuries of the anterior process of the calcaneus occur frequently and most heal uneventfully. The present series reports on 6 patients with persistent complaints after anterior process avulsion fractures. The avulsed fragments of the anterior process at the calcaneocuboid joint were surgically excised in all, which resolved the complaints completely in 4 patients and reduced the complaints significantly in 2

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Resection of Small Avulsion Fractures of the Anterior Process of the Calcaneus for Refractory Complaints