Normal ankle (radiograph)

Case contributed by Dr Dai Roberts

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Inverted foot.? fracture

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Normal alignment and no displaced fracture.  Normal soft tissues.  

Case Discussion

Soft tissue swelling will accompany fractures therefore its presence should alert the interpreter to a more significant injury, such as a fracture Checklists can be used when preparing for exams, which will highlight more commonly shown pathologies.  

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Case information

rID: 80408
Published: 22nd Jul 2020
Last edited: 25th Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: St. Paul's Hospital

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