Ankle fracture - Weber B
Fall due to twisting of foot.
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Spiral fracture of lateral malleolus is noted with slight lateral displacement of distal fractured fragment. There is also lateral talar shift representing Weber B fracture.
Weber B is further subdivided into three subtypes:
- B1: isolated injury of lateral malleolus
- B2: associated with a medial lesion (malleolus or ligament)
- B3: associated with a medial lesion and fracture of posterolateral tibia
- Kennedy JG, Johnson SM, Collins AL, DalloVedova P, McManus WF, Hynes DM, Walsh MG, Stephens MM. An evaluation of the Weber classification of ankle fractures. Injury. 1998 Oct 31;29(8):577-80.