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Maisonneuve Fracture

Maisonneuve Fracture

  • Fracture of the proximal half of the fibula.
  • Results from strong eversion at the ankle joint.
  • Disruption of the tibiofibular syndesmosis occurs as well as fracture of the medial malleolus or tearing of the tibiofibular ligament. A greater extent of damage is done to the interosseous membrane when the fracture is more proximal.
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