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Pathological fracture of the talar neck associated with amyloid deposition
  1. T Christofi1,
  2. P Gupta1,
  3. L Kankate2,
  4. R K Kankate1
  1. 1
    Department of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Wycombe General Hospital, South Bucks NHS Trust, High Wycombe, UK
  2. 2
    Department of Histopathology and Cellular Pathology, Wycombe General Hospital, South Bucks NHS Trust, High Wycombe, UK
  1. Mr T Christofi, 4E Portman Mansions, Chiltern Street, London W1U 6NS, UK; theodoroschristofi{at}hotmail.com

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We present the case of a 61-year-old man who attended our accident and emergency department in January 2007 complaining of pain in his right ankle region. He reported feeling a “crack” in his right foot while walking at home, without any history of trauma. He subsequently developed right heel pain and could only bear weight on his toes. He also reported suffering from longstanding pain in his right ankle, albeit of lesser severity, for the last 3 years. …

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