- account for 5 to 10 percent of all talar frx
- mechanism: compressive force with a plantar flexed foot;
- low incidence of AVN due to good vascularity;
- difficulty in recognition, mid tarsal instability, arthrosis,
- will find tenderness at the talonavicular joint;
- routine radiographs do not show this fracture, and therefore tomograms or special oblique radiographs are used
Surgical Treatment of Talar Body Fractures.