Maisonneuve fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Twisted ankle, now cannot weight bear.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
X-ray

Lateral talar shift with widening of the medial clear space in keeping with deltoid ligament disruption and an unstable ankle joint. Additionally, there is an undisplaced posterior malleolus fracture. 

X-ray

Undisplaced oblique fracture of the proximal fibular shift. 

Case Discussion

The patient underwent internal fixation across the lower syndemosis.
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Case information

rID: 59406
Published: 7th Apr 2018
Last edited: 8th Apr 2018
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