Salter-Harris type I - fibula

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Ankle trauma.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
X-ray

Fracture through the physis of the distal fibula with medial displacement and angulation. No fracture involvement of the metaphysis or epiphysis. Findings are in keeping with Salter Harris type I fracture.

Soft tissue swelling around the ankle joint.

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