Anterior tibiofibular ligament sprain

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Ankle twist while dancing - 3 months back. Complaining of anterolateral ankle pain.

Patient Data

Age: 28 years
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Anterior tibiofibular ligament: Thickened, hypoechoic. Continuity present. Undisplaced chip fracture of tibia at attachment site.

Anterior talofibular ligament: Intact, normal

Calcaneofibular ligament: Intact, normal.

Peroneal tendons: Intact. Normal echopattern.

Ankle joint: Mild effusion in anterior recess.

Case Discussion

Findings of anterior tibiofibular ligament sprain. There is an associated chip fracture of tibia at attachment site of above mentioned ligament.

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Case Information

rID: 43624
Case created: 19th Mar 2016
Last edited: 28th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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