CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 49-51

Acute tarsal tunnel syndrome in a pregnant woman following surgical repair of bimalleolar fracture: A case report and review of the literature


Department of Orthopaedics, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA

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Dr. Jerry Grimes
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DOI: 10.4103/2319-2585.172720

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Tarsal tunnel syndrome is generally a subacute condition that gradually develops and worsens with time. Urgent tarsal tunnel release to treat an acute onset of symptomatic neurocompression within the tarsal tunnel following a fracture repair has not been previously reported. We present a case of a pregnant woman who developed an acute tarsal tunnel syndrome following an open reduction internal fixation of an ankle fracture. The urgent release of the tarsal tunnel resulted in resolution of her symptoms.


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