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Closed posteromedial dislocation of the tibiotalar joint without fracture in a basketball player
  1. M Uyar1,
  2. A Tan1,
  3. M Işler1,
  4. E Cetinus2
  1. 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Iskenderun State Hospital, Iskenderun, Turkey
  2. 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Medical Faculty, University of Kahramanmaras, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Cetinus
 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Medical Faculty, University of Kahramanmaras, Yörükselim mh. Hastane cd. No:32 46050 Kahramanmaras, Turkey;


Acute ankle injury is one of the most common problems in sports medicine. Although most are ankle sprains, dislocations are occasionally seen. The case is presented of a closed posteromedial ankle dislocation without fracture which occurred during a basketball match. The literature is also reviewed.

  • ankle
  • dislocation
  • basketball
  • tibiotalar joint

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