A bone fracture is a medical condition in which there is a damage in the
continuity of the bone. .... Maisonneuve fracture – a spiral fracture of the proximal
third of the fibula .... Other co...
Spiral fractures of the tibia and fibula may be caused by violent twisting injuries,
usually from ... See also the separate article on Complications from Fractures.
This fracture can be unstable, especially if the fibula is also broken. Oblique
fracture: ... They have a higher risk for complications and take a longer time to
When only a fibula fractures, it usually does not cause long-term complications.
Rarely, when the segments of broken bone are separated significantly by the ...
Jun 25, 2009 ... Distal tibia fractures are complex injuries with a high complication rate. ....
Ipsilateral fibular fracture occurred in 46 cases (46%) and was treated ...
Most people who have ORIF for their tibia or fibula fracture do very well.
Complications, although rare, can sometimes happen. Possible complications
The distal ends of the tibia and fibula bones are also known as the medial and ...
Usually there are few complications from a broken ankle, although there is a ...
Other complications include compartment syndrome; injury to the common or
deep peroneal nerves, which may cause foot drop (typically with fibular fractures)
Jun 10, 2016 ... ... Surgical Therapy; Postoperative Care; Complications; Long-Term Monitoring ...
Littenberg et al reviewed 2372 case reports of closed tibial fractures and ... the
presence of ipsilateral fibular fractures, and the location of the ...
Sep 17, 2015 ... Lower leg fractures include fractures of the tibia and fibula. Of these two bones,
the tibia is the only weightbearing bone.