Boehler’s angle

Boehler”s angle, of some diagnostic and prognostic value in a calcaneus fracture.
Decreased Boehler’s angle (less than 20 degrees), normal is >20 but normal angle can be seen in fx 75% majority have intraarticular extension to subtalar joint- 10% bilateral- Think also other axial load injuries like vertebral burst fx (”DON JUAN FRACTURES”  ) Think Pilon fx of ankle Stress fx is more linear along posterior edge of calcaneus (runners, diabetics, and older individuals)

“Lover’s Fracture” Results from axial load, jumps, hard falls

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