Ankle fracture - Weber B

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 24
X-ray

Spiral fracture of distal fibula at the level of the talar dome extending some distance proximally and associated with a simple fracture of posterior distal epiphyseal tibia. 

Case Discussion

Although there is no clinical information about the trauma mechanism, the findings suggest a forced exorotation on the supinated left foot. 

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Case information

rID: 37907
Published: 25th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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