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ankle

[′aŋ·kəl]
(anatomy)
The joint formed by the articulation of the leg bones with the talus, one of the tarsal bones.
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As far as we are aware this has never been used for ankle fractures before.
Functional outcome of patient was assessed by means of the ankle fracture scoring scale of Olerud and Molander.
On the other hand, damage to the posterior tibial tendon and/or its retinacula can be associated with ankle fractures [7, 8].
DISCUSSION: Prompt operative treatment of displaced ankle fractures decreases morbidity and improves functional outcome.
Early mobilization of ankle fracture after open reduction and internal fixation.
Ankle arthritis usually occurs years after an ankle fracture or recurrent sprains," explains Mr Hodgson.
Ciel suffered a double ankle fracture in a 1-0 away win over Sharjah on the opening day of the season but despite returning to training this week, Hammad said he still wouldn't feature in the club's foreign quartet.
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.
Colonel Yemishyan said that a fireman got an ankle fracture and was hospitalized.
The most common ankle fracture is an isolated malleolar fracture that represents 66% of all ankle fractures.
Izzie walks with a limp because of a painful ankle fracture and has chronic skin irritations which have become infected.