LisFranc (Midfoot) Fracture-Dislocation
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This injury occurs when the base of the second metatarsal is broken, or when a ligament that connects this metatarsal to one of the cuneiform bones of the midfoot is ruptured.
What is a LisFranc (midfoot) fracture-dislocation?
This detailed video describes a LisFranc (midfoot) fracture-dislocation, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Treatment usually requires surgery and physical therapy. In rare cases, surgery may not be necessary - a cast, splint or brace and rest may be all that is needed.