Lateral malleolar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

Sports injury

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent of isolated lateral malleolar fracture.

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Case Information

rID: 21949
Case created: 28th Feb 2013
Last edited: 11th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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