Maisonneuve fracture

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Ankle twist on the same day.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Ankle views show a fracture of the medial malleolus, and x-rays of the knee and proximal lower leg show an additional spiral fracture of the proximal fibular shaft.

Case Discussion

The tibiofibular syndesmosis and interosseous membrane are typically ruptured in this kind of injury.  
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Case Information

rID: 16795
Case created: 20th Feb 2012
Last edited: 15th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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