Trimalleolar ankle fracture with internal fixation

Case contributed by Prof Cláudio Souza

Presentation

Previous motor vehicle accident.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

The study was done for evaluation of metallic implants after surgical internal fixation of fractures of lateral and medial malleoli.

Case Discussion

CT of a victim of a car accident demonstrating a comminuted fracture of tibia and fibula (distal fibula (Weber C) and medial malleolar tibial fracture). Both fractures required internal fixation. 

Posterior malleolar fracture has not been internally fixed. 

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Case information

rID: 13876
Published: 27th May 2011
Last edited: 6th Oct 2019
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