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Unformatted text preview: Ankle and foot Ankle fractures • Ankle Mortice • Medial Malleolus • Lateral Malleolus • Intrarticular fractures associated with severe pain – Potts fracture • Restore ankle anatomy with metal plates and screws Ankle sprain • Usually the Anterior talofibular ligament • Can heal naturally but may also need surgical repair Os Calcis Fracture • Subtalar joint • Intra-articular element of injury • May lead to arthritis Fracture of the 5 th Metatarsal • Usually at the base of the 5 th metatarsal • Tendon attachment is stronger than the bone • Tendon pulls off base of the 5 th metatarsal • Generally heal well if immobilized...
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, Ankle Mortice, Tibial Shaft Fracture