Calcaneal Fracture Malunion Overview
What is a calcaneal fracture malunion?
A person with a calcaneal fracture has broken the heel bone. The calcaneus bone is a strong bone that is difficult to fracture. The most common mechanism of injury is a fall onto the heels from a significant height. A person with a calcaneal fracture malunion has a calcaneal fracture that fails to heal properly. Calcaneal fracture malunion is a serious complication of calcaneus fracture that can lead to significant long term disability.
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