Ankle Dislocation……..No Fracture Copy


. . . Please note in Illustration 102 that there is a significant disruption of the ankle mortise but there is only a tiny ?? avulsion fracture anterior to the distal tibia. Although it is unusual, you will occasionally see a non-fracture dislocation ( more common in the young patient ) of the ankle—- the emergency treatment would consist of—

  • reduction– post analgesic

  • ankle immobilization

  • orthopedic consult


Illustration 102 Ankle Dislocation

The focus of the next three radiographs will be the foot—-

To view an X-Ray ( Lat-oblique-AP ) of the normal foot–

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