An ankle fracture is a break of the ankle bones. It is typically diagnosed by X-ray.
Treatment is with either casting or surgery.
A broken ankle is also known as an ankle "fracture." This means that one or more
of the bones that make up the ankle joint are broken. A fractured ankle can ...
What Is an Ankle Fracture? A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone.
Fractures in the ankle can range from the less serious avulsion injuries (small ...
What is an ankle fracture? A fracture is a partial or complete break in a bone. In
the ankle, fractures involve the far or distal ends of the tibia, the ...
Over the past 30 years, doctors have noted an increase in the number and
severity of broken ankles, due in part to an active, older population of baby
An ankle fracture is a break in 1 or more ankle bones. These fractures may: Be
partial (the bone is only partially cracked, not all the way through); Be complete ...
Feb 17, 2016 ... An ankle fracture is a break in one or more of the bones of the ankle joint - the
tibia, fibula and talus. Two joints are involved in ankle fractures:.
Dec 8, 2014 ... Ankle fractures refer to fractures of the distal tibia, distal fibula, talus, and
calcaneus. The ankle joint is composed of 2 joints: the true ankle joint ...
Treatment for a broken ankle or broken foot depends on the exact site and
severity of the fracture. A severely broken ankle or broken foot may require
surgery to ...
Publicationdate August 23, 2012. Classification of ankle fractures is important in
order to estimate the extent of the ligamentous injury and the stability of the joint.