Spiral fracture - tibia
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Ali F, Spiral fracture - tibia. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 30 May 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-84977
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10 Dec 2020
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Right ankle pain and tenderness after falling down.
Age: 5 years
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Subtle lucent line involving the distal tibial diaphysis, that appears more obvious at the lateral view. The fibula appears normal. No evidence of ankle dislocation.
The tibia is the most common site for spiral fracture.