Lateral ankle ligament sprain

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Ankle twist - 1 yr back. C/o persistant pain.

Patient Data

Age: about 50 - 55 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is no bony abnormality.

Modality: Ultrasound

Anterior talo-fibular ligament

  • No breach in continuity
  • Thick, hypoechoic as compared to asymptomatic right

Calcaneo-fibular ligament        

  • No breach in continuity
  • Thickened and hypoechoic compared to the asymptomatic right

Peroneal tendons                   

  • Intact with normal echopattern

Ankle joint

  • No effusion

Case Discussion

Findings of anterior talo-fibular and calcano-fibular ligament sprain.

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Case Information

rID: 38360
Case created: 16th Jul 2015
Last edited: 15th Jan 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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