What is the role of lab testing in the diagnosis of Lisfranc fracture dislocation?

Updated: Apr 20, 2020
  • Author: Nirmal Tejwani, MD, MPA; Chief Editor: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD  more...
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Although there are no specific laboratory studies for Lisfranc injuries, the clinician should be acutely aware of those patients who may be at high risk for subtle injuries, such as individuals with undiagnosed diabetes who have decreased sensation in their feet.


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