Anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) tear - chronic

Case contributed by Andrew Lawson


Ankle pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Anterior subluxation of the talus secondary to long-standing disruption of the ATFL. The remaining supporting ligaments of the lateral ankle joint and deltoid ligament are intact but mildly displaced.

Comment Anterior talar subluxation secondary to a long-standing ATFL tear.

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