OrthoDx: Ankle Fracture After Fall

A 21-year-old man presents to the emergency department with severe right ankle pain and deformity. Radiographs appear to show an osteochondral lesion of the talus. Can you identify the fracture pattern?

OrthoDx: Mid-Back Pain After Kyphoplasty

A 90-year-old woman presents to the office 2 weeks after undergoing kyphoplasty for the treatment of vertebral compression at T12. The patient reports increasing mid-back pain and difficulty ambulating. What is the most likely diagnosis?

talus fracture

OrthoDx: Ankle Pain After Motorcycle Accident

A 39-year-old woman presents to the ED with obvious valgus deformity to the ankle after a motorcycle accident. Anteroposterior radiograph of the talus neck shows a fracture and subtalar joint dislocation. What is the risk of developing osteonecrosis of the talus?

OrthoDx: Painful Hip in Runner

A 20-year-old woman presents to the office with a 6-month history of right hip pain. She is an avid runner and has been training for a marathon for the past year. What is the best diagnosis?

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