Lateral malleolus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel



Patient Data

Age: 14 yrs
Gender: Male

Lateral malleolus fracture


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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
Published: 3rd Sep 2015
Last edited: 23rd Dec 2019
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