Ankle fracture - Weber A

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Rolled left ankle two weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 58-year-old

Left ankle radiographs

There is a minimally displaced transverse fracture through the distal ulnar epiphysis, the no other level of the talar dome (Weber A). No other fractures or malalignment.

Case Discussion

Ankle fracture classified as Weber A  represents: 

  • fractures below the level of the talar dome
  • usually transverse
  • tibiofibular syndesmosis intact
  • deltoid ligament intact
  • medial malleolus often, but not always, fractured
  • usually stable if medial malleolus intact
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Case information

rID: 46224
Published: 2nd Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: rapids
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