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Trimalleolar ankle fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

This young man presented to A&E after a left ankle injury during a football tackle.

X-ray

Oblique fibular fracture above the level of the syndesmosis with transverse fracture of the medial malleolus and longitudinal fracture of the posterior malleolus.

Case Discussion

Trimalleolar fracture with fracture of the medial, lateral and posterior malleolus.

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Case information

rID: 10238
Published: 24th Jul 2010
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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