Single Stage Surgery for Open Lisfranc Injury: A Case Report

Authors

  • Rajesh B Lakhey Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Prawesh S Bhandari Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Govinda KC Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Surgery, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Keywords:

Open Lisfranc injury, single stage internal fixation

Abstract

Management of open Lisfranc injuries is challenging. The improper management of the injuries might lead to bad results like skin necrosis and arthritis of Lisfranc’s joints. A case of Myerson type A Gustilo Grade IIIB open Lisfranc injury was managed with single stage debridement and internal fixation. At three years follow-up, the result was excellent with American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) midfoot score of 100 and the patient had rejoined his previous occupation requiring prolonged walking.

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Published

2021-04-30

How to Cite

Lakhey, R. B. ., Bhandari, P. S. ., & KC, G. . (2021). Single Stage Surgery for Open Lisfranc Injury: A Case Report. Journal of Institute of Medicine Nepal, 43(1), 54–56. Retrieved from http://www.jiomnepal.com.np/index.php/jiomnepal/article/view/32