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.
Ankle Fracture, Distal Fibula. You have a fracture, or broken bone, of the end of
the fibula bone. The fibula is one of two bones that support the ankle joint.
May 28, 2016 ... Wife drove me to ER and diagnozed as nondisplaced distal fibula ..... very blurry
oblique fracture that is not all the way through the distal fibula.
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 ...
... malleolus fracture. This is a type of fibula fracture that often does not need
surgery for treatment. ... Injury to the Distal Fibula of the Ankle. Share; Pin; Email.
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 .
Dec 13, 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.
BACKGROUND: Historically, the standard of care for minimally or nondisplaced,
closed, distal fibula fractures has been short-term immobilization and ...
Oct 21, 2015 ... Isolated lateral malleolus fractures are the most common fracture involving ...
However, a small avulsion fracture can occasionally be seen near the distal ... of
deltoid ligament rupture if a displaced fibular fracture is present.