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Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Tibia and Fibula Fractures

  • As with all fractures, be sure to describe any displacement of the distal fragment as it relates to the proximal fragment.
Look at the radiographs below. Both images show a patient with a fracture of both the tibia and fibula. In this case, the fractures are laterally and anteriorly displaced.
AP View


Lateral View




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