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Talar Fracture in Adults

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What is a talar fracture?

A talar fracture is a break in the talus bone of your foot. The talus bone is a square, flat bone on top of the calcaneus (heel bone). It connects the heel with the lower leg bones to form the ankle.

Foot Anatomy

What are the signs and symptoms of a talar fracture?

How is a talar fracture diagnosed?

How is a talar fracture treated?

Call your local emergency number (911 in the US) if:

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor?

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