Lateral malleolar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir


Sports injury

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 21949
Published: 28th Feb 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.