Ankle Fractures


Ankle, calf main bone of the lower end of the tibia, fibula lower end of the thigh bone and leg bones thin is a joint formed by the talus. The main load-bearing joint in the lower part of the calf bone in the upper part of the tibia (plafond), the inner part of the (internal malleolus), the back end (rear malleolus), creating a thin thigh bone in the lower end of the fibula forms the outer part of the ankle called the outer malleolus.

How Ankle Fractures?

Ankle fractures, severe ankle sprains, falls, traffic accidents, and may be due to direct blow to come. It just connects with the rotation of the ankle injured ankle is called spraini, just in case of bone fractures, ankle fractures are mentioned. But often, especially with the rotation of the ankle sprains and injuries, and fractures of the ankle with the ankle ligament injury observed in both orthopedic specialist, in this case, in accordance with the plan for the treatment of ligament and bone structures.

What are the signs of Ankle Fractures?

The most important findings of the ankle fracture, onset of pain following trauma, cant step top of the foot, ankle swelling, and deformity in cases where fracture is displaced fragments. If the bleeding is sometimes broken, and broken pieces are seen to be in contact with the external environment.

How to diagnose laid Ankle Fractures?

Diagnostic radiographs of the ankle are often 2 or 3-way is not enough. However, your doctor deemed necessary, further tests such as computed tomography or MRI may ask.

How to Treatment of Ankle Fracture?

Ankle fractures and broken ends do not slip and malalignment mostly plaster without the need for surgery or treatment is atellerle. However, if shear fracture, dislocation’s been with the open surgical treatment is broken or jagged, is a high risk of slipping. The goal of surgery as much as possible to ensure the normal anatomic structure.

About the author

Prof.Dr. Seref Aktas