Maisonneuve fracture

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Ankle twist on the same day.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

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
Published: 20th Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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