Isolated Traumatic Cuboid Dislocation (Case Report)

Document Type: Case Report

Author

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kerman University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

Isolated traumatic cuboid dislocation is a rare injury of which ten cases has been only reported. The reported case in this article is a 12-year old boy who had felt from height and his cuboid bone was dislocated due to severe inversion and plantarflexion injury to the foot. There was not anyother fracturedislocation in his extremity. Closed reduction was unsuccessful therefore the bone was reduced by open reduction and internal fixation with two smooth pins and short leg splint was applied.There was not any complications and the prognosis was good.

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