Anterior talofibular ligament tear
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Trauma to ankle - about 1 wk back.
Ankle radiographs - no fracture. ( Not uploaded, No copyright ). Referred for ATFL evaluation.
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Anterior talo-fibular ligament - Loss of normal echopattern,
- full thickness fluid cleft at fibular attachment region
Anterior tibio - fibular ligament - Intact, normal.
Calcano-fibular ligament - Mild thickening with patchy hypoechoic areas
- No breach in continuty.
Ultrasound findings suggest tear of anterior talo-fibular ligament at fibular attachment site, and possible mild sprain of calcno-fibular ligament.
MRI was done. Not uploaded. No copyright.
Surgery was done. It was tear of anterior talo-fibular ligament ( Source - operating surgeon ).