Trimalleolar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu

Presentation

Fall from height.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
CT

Fracture lines involving both medial and lateral malleoli as well as tibial plafond (posterior malleolus).

Case Discussion

Trimalleolar fractures are usually associated with underlying ligamentous injuries rendering the joint unstable and delaying recovery. 

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Case information

rID: 52877
Case created: 24th Apr 2017
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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