Both the end of the fibula (1) and the tibia (2) are broken and the malleolar
fragments (arrow: medial malleolus, arrowhead: lateral malleolus) are displaced.
An ankle fracture is a break of the ank...
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
Fracture, Ankle, Distal Fibula. You have a fracture (broken bone) of the end of the
fibula bone. This is one of two bones that support the ankle joint.
Distal fibula fractures are the commonest fracture at the ankle and are usually the
result of an inversion injury with or without rotation. They are the extension of a ...
BACKGROUND: Historically, the standard of care for minimally or nondisplaced,
closed, distal fibula fractures has been short-term immobilization and ...
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.
Aug 23, 2012 ... Notice that the fibular fracture is transverse, because it is an .... Rupture of the
anterior tibiofibular ligament; Oblique fracture of the distal fibula ...
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 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.