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What symptoms would one expect to see with an avulsion fracture of the fibular head?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Pain & swelling: An avulsion fracture of the fibular head generally involves the styloid process and causes injury of some of the major stabilizers in the posterolateral corner. Avulsion fractures are strongly associated with disruption of the posterior cruciate ligament.

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