Hear how orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists treat ankle fractures. ... The
distal ends of the tibia and fibula bones are also known as the medial and lateral
For example, a fracture at the end of the fibula is called a lateral malleolus
fracture, or if both the tibia and fibula are broken, it is called a bimalleolar fracture.
Feb 17, 2016 ... Ankle fractures are fractures that can involve the distal tibia, distal fibula, talus,
and calcaneus. Ankle Fractures and broken ankles are common.
Sep 17, 2015 ... Lower leg fractures include fractures of the tibia and fibula. Of these two bones,
the tibia is the only weightbearing bone.
The distal fibula is a bone in the lower leg on a human that is situated
directionally on the outside of the leg. A common injury to this bone is a fracture,
in which ...
Dec 10, 2015 ... Symptoms of a broken ankle include swelling, pain, bruising, ... a fracture of one
of the bones of the ankle, including the tibia, fibula, and talus.
BACKGROUND: Historically, the standard of care for minimally or nondisplaced,
closed, distal fibula fractures has been short-term immobilization and ...
Dec 12, 2003 ... i had a "distal fibula fracture" or also known as a "broken ankle". I broke it
november 24th and have had a cast on since december.
Jun 29, 2015 ... Fibular fractures, particularly those involving the ankle and the shaft just ... likely
to sustain isolated fractures of the distal third of the fibula .
plate at the distal fibula. Growth plates are made up of cartilage, which is softer
and more vulnerable to injury than mature bone. A Salter-Harris I fracture goes ...