calf bone

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the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle


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"But we did a microsurgery and reconstructed the humerus with three flaps taken from the fibula (or calf bone) in the left leg."
Silva's broken fibula (calf bone) has also been stabilized and does not require additional surgery.
The 26-year-old, who was born without a femur (thigh bone) or fibula (calf bone) in his left leg, started out in swimming and broke British records in the 50 metres and 200m breaststroke.
During the surgery the medical teams will build a penis using a small calf bone from a cadaver.
Eduardo had suffered a broken left fibula- the calf bone originating from the ankle- and an open dislocation of his ankle.
She had surgery to mend the broken shin and calf bone on the Sunday and doctors in-serted a metal rod in her leg.
Strong hamstrings also help prevent your tibia (calf bone) sliding too far forward during knocks and falls.
Others remaining in hospital, include 23-year-old Ross Jones, who has a broken leg and arm and broken bones in his neck, and 27-year-old Rhydian Hussey, who has a broken ankle and calf bone and suspected broken shoulder.
The menisci, medial and lateral, are semi-lunar wedges of cartilage between the tibia (the major calf bone), and the femur (thighbone).