Lateral malleolus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel

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Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 14 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Lateral malleolus fracture

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Modality: X-ray

Lateral malleolus fracture

Case Discussion

This case highlights the importance of orthogonal views. Here the fracture is seen only on lateral radiograph. The only sign of injury on frontal projection is soft tissue swelling over the lateral malleolus.

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Case Information

rID: 39414
Case created: 3rd Sep 2015
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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