Maisonneuve fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Twisted ankle, now cannot weight bear.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

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. 


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
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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