Fibular pseudarthrosis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Fibular fracture 2 years ago. She underwent three surgeries, the last one around a year ago.

Patient Data

Age: 74
Gender: Female
CT

CT Left Ankle (selected images)

Clear fibular distal fracture nonunion. Osteopenia evident in the adjoining bone.

Case Discussion

Pseudarthrosis refers to bones that do not heal after fracture. These usually occur after trauma or surgery and affect mostly adults.

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Case information

rID: 19222
Case created: 17th Aug 2012
Last edited: 15th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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