Ankle fracture - Weber B

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi

Presentation

Fall due to twisting of foot.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

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.

Case Discussion

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

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