Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation Questions & Answers

Updated: Oct 05, 2018
  • Author: Nirmal Tejwani, MD, MPA; Chief Editor: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the anatomy of the Lisfranc joint relevant to Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the pathophysiology of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What causes Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the prevalence of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the prognosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is included in patient education about Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

Presentation

What is the clinical presentation of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What are the signs and symptoms of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

Which physical findings are characteristic of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the mechanism of injury for Lisfranc fracture dislocation in athletes?

How are Lisfranc fracture dislocations classified in athletes?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the diagnosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

How frequently are Lisfranc fracture dislocations missed on initial presentation?

What is the role of plain radiography in the diagnosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of CT in the diagnosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of MRI in the diagnosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of bone scanning in the diagnosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of stress view imaging in the diagnosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of histology in the management of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

How are Lisfranc fracture dislocations staged?

Treatment

How are Lisfranc fracture dislocations treated?

What is the role of acute fusion in the treatment of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the timing of screw removal in the treatment of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the advantage of using different bioabsorbable materials in the treatment of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of suture button fixation in the treatment of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of casting in the treatment of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

How are Lisfranc fracture dislocation variations treated?

How is surgery performed for the treatment of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the role of plate fixation in the treatment of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is the postoperative care following surgery for Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What are the possible complications of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

How is chronic pain managed following treatment for Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of patients with Lisfranc fracture dislocation?