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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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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10