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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.
Predictors of Short-Term Functional Ankle Fracture Surgery.
Ms Knight said there was an ankle fracture and X-rays also confirmed multiple rib fractures known as spring injuries.
In May of his first year with the club, Diaby suffered an ankle fracture in a league game against Sunderland and was out for more than eight months.
The former Platense, Monaco, Juventus and Hercules star remains in the UAE, choosing not to go abroad for specialist treatment, and will not be out for weeks with an ankle fracture as rumours suggested.
Elsewhere in the hospital, newborn Megan is treated for breathing difficulties, 12-year-old Barney undergoes an X-ray on his suspected ankle fracture and toddler Ruby arrives with a possible broken toe.
It could be an ankle fracture, which will obviously keep him out for a while.
Ankle fracture is generally managed conservatively in the outpatient setting (Brink et al 1996) or with a short period of hospitalisation for surgical fixation (James et al 2001) followed by outpatient management.
But her chances of being able to skate tonight have been described as "50/50" after she sustained the left ankle fracture.