Ankle fracture - Weber C and deltoid ligament injury

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

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
Case created: 22nd Aug 2015
Last edited: 21st Jul 2016
Tag: ankle
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