Orthopaedics – MCQ 4 – Bohler's angle

Bohler’s angle is decreased in fracture of
a) Calcaneum
b) Talus
c) Navicular
d) Cuboid

Correct answer : a) Calcaneum

Bohler’s angle is formed at the junction of:-line joining the posterosuperior part of the calcaneal tuberosity and the uppermost point on the posterior articular surface for talus-line joining the uppermost point on the posterior articular surface for talus and the anterior process of the calcaneum
Normal value is 25-40°. It is decreased in fracture of calcaneum. (usually occurs in fall from height)

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