Lisfranc Injuries: Anatomy, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes

Daniel T. DeGenova, Scott S. Hyland Jr., John B. Schrock, J. Tucker Peabody, Jia Bao Lin, Benjamin C. Taylor


Lisfranc injuries refer to a bony or ligamentous injury to the first and second tarsometatarsal and intercuneiform joint complex of the foot. Injuries can be due to low or high energy mechanisms and range from stable injuries to complex fracture dislocations. Additionally, there is a large spectrum of fixation methods from nonoperative management to open reduction and internal fixation or primary arthrodesis. The purpose of this article is to review the anatomy, presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of Lisfranc injuries.


Lisfranc; Lisfranc Injury; Tarsometatarsal fracture dislocation; TMT joint

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