Lateral malleolar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

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Sports injury

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Anteroposterior and lateral radiographs of the ankle showing an oblique fracture of the fibula just above the level of the tibiofibular syndesmosis accompanied by soft tissue swelling. Syndesmosis or medial malleolar injury not evident in this patient.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with isolated lateral malleolar fracture.

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Case information

rID: 21949
Published: 28th Feb 2013
Last edited: 16th Apr 2019
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