Undisplaced lateral malleolar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Fall on stairs.

Patient Data

Age: 36
Gender: Male

Undisplaced fracture through the posterior aspect of the distal fibula.

Case Discussion

A simple undisplaced fracture of the distal fibula.  A common injury, especially from participation in sports.  This is a Weber type B fracture, as the fracture is at the level of the syndesmosis.

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Case information

rID: 53480
Published: 22nd May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: rapids
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