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A 51-year-old female asked:

I have an avulsion fracture of the anterior superior calcaneal process with avulsion of the bifurcate ligament. i am now having pain from below my knee to the ankle. would the fracture cause this or is it unrelated?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Yes, knee pain can be a referred pain from ankle problem.
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