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Table 1 Mechanisms of injury distribution by talar injury patterns (324 injuries)

From: Different patterns and characteristics of Talar injuries at two main orthopedic trauma centers in Shiraz, south of Iran

  Body neck head fractures Process fractures Osteochondral fractures Pantalar Dislocations Subtalar Dislocations Unspecified fractures Total
Isolated body fractures Isolated neck fractures Isolated head fractures Combined body & neck fractures Head fracture combinations Isolated lateral process fractures Isolated posterior process fractures Isolated medial tubercle fractures Combined lateral & posterior processes fractures Medial tubercle fracture combinations
MVA 34 32 3 21 3 22 14 3 5 0 6 4 2 1 150
Fall 31 20 5 26 2 20 9 5 2 5 7 0 0 7 139
Direct Trauma 3 9 3 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 21
Sport Injury 2 3 2 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 14
  1. MVA motor vehicle accident
  2. Bold numbers are indicative of the most common injury mechanism for each kind of talus fracture and/or dislocation