Bright rim sign (anterior-talofibular ligament injury)

The bright rim sign in anterior-talofibular ligament injury refers to a sign seen on MRI. A cortical defect with a bright dot-like or curvilinear high-signal-intensity, usually in fibular attachment site, is seen on MRI. It has been described an indicator of ATFL injury 1.

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rID: 24473
Section: Signs
Tags: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bright rim sign in ATFL injury
  • bright rim sign in ATFL injury - MRI

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