Os subfibulare

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Anatomic variant.

Patient Data

Age: 32-year-old
Gender: Male

Left ankle radiographs

Modality: X-ray

Bone structures are preserved, no fractures. Os subfibulare and os peroneum. 

Case Discussion

Os subfibulare and os peroneum are accessory ossicles of the foot. The os subfibulare lies at the tip of the lateral malleolus of the ankle and should not be confused with an acute avulsion fracture. 

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Case Information

rID: 44077
Case created: 5th Apr 2016
Last edited: 5th Apr 2016
Tag: rmh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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