Irreducible Lisfranc's injury: the 'toe up' sign

Injury. 1997 May;28(4):321-2. doi: 10.1016/s0020-1383(97)00008-9.


A new physical sign (the 'toe up' sign) is described in relation to an irreducible Lisfranc injury, the cause being the interposed lateral slip of the tibialis anterior tendon. Surgical exploration is advocated.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Accidents, Occupational
  • Adult
  • Humans
  • Joint Dislocations / diagnosis*
  • Joint Dislocations / diagnostic imaging
  • Male
  • Physical Examination
  • Radiography
  • Tarsal Joints / injuries*
  • Tendon Injuries / diagnostic imaging*
  • Tendons*