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Synonyms for ankle

a gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

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Anterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament anatomical repair and augmentation versus trans-syndesmosis screw fixation for the syndesmotic instability in external-rotation type ankle fracture with posterior malleolus involvement: A prospective and comparative study.
Hancock, "Rare ankle fracture pattern: Bosworth fracture can lead to post-traumatic arthritis if unrecognized early," MOJ Orthopedics and Rheumatology, vol.
"This could be a game changer for the treatment of swelling for ankle fractures," he said.
DISCUSSION: Prompt operative treatment of displaced ankle fractures decreases morbidity and improves functional outcome.
Effective postoperative management is a critical issue in patients who undergo operative treatment for ankle fractures as well, since these patients often require narcotic administration and overnight hospitalization after ankle fracture fixation.
Patients were excluded if they had a history of ankle fracture or pilon fracture confirmed by radiological examination or surgery.
Unfortunately, even with the high frequency of these injuries, there is minimal literature regarding the financial costs of ankle fracture complications.
Colonel Yemishyan said that a fireman got an ankle fracture and was hospitalized.
Izzie walks with a limp because of a painful ankle fracture and has chronic skin irritations which have become infected.
Although Harris's injury troubles, his dodgy knees and an ankle fracture in last year's Boxing Day Test, have restricted the 31-year-old to just six Tests, Clarke said he was confident that Harris would continue playing Tests for a longer period of time.
The syndrome usually develops in an injured limb, such as a broken leg (e.g., ankle fracture) or following surgery.
And the manager will also have been boosted by Jay Spearing coming through 90 minutes on his return from an ankle fracture.
Khan WS, Malik AA, Agarwal M, Dalal R 2007 Delayed open reduction and internal fixation of a neglected ankle fracture dislocation International Journal of Clinical Practice 61 594-595
CAIRO: Ahly winger Gilberto faces up to two months on the sidelines due to an ankle fracture, the club's football director said on Sunday.