Ankle fracture - Weber C and deltoid ligament injury

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Fall. Rolled right ankle.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Distal fibular fracture (Weber C), which is posterolaterally displaced. Lateral talar shift with widening of the medial ankle joint space indicating deltoid ligament rupture.

Case Discussion

This combination of distal fibular and deltoid ligament rupture is equivalent to a bimalleolar fracture. 

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Case information

rID: 39157
Published: 22nd Aug 2015
Last edited: 12th Jul 2017
Tag: ankle
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