Ankle fracture - Weber B

Case contributed by Dr Alborz Jahangiri

Presentation

Right ankle injury at football. Swelling and tenderness on lateral malleolus.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years old
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is an oblique fracture of the distal fibula. The fracture extends distally to the level of the ankle joint and there is no significant widening of the tibiofibular joint to suggest syndesmosis tear.

There is also a small ankle joint effusion with moderate soft tissue swelling.

Case Discussion

There is a Weber B fracture of the lateral malleolus.

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Case information

rID: 46843
Case created: 20th Jul 2016
Last edited: 19th Apr 2017
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