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What does it meant to have a tri-malleolar injury to the ankle?
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Dr. Daniel Haffner
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: An unstable break
The inside bump and back of the tibia are broken, and the end of the fibula (the outside bump on your ankle).

In brief: An unstable break
The inside bump and back of the tibia are broken, and the end of the fibula (the outside bump on your ankle).
Dr. Daniel Haffner
Dr. Daniel Haffner
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In brief: 3 points of fracture
That in your ankle fracture, the inner and back of your tibia, as well as the outer bone (fibula) have been fractured.
It is common for the fracture of the back of the tibia to somewhat dislocated. Surgical reduction with internal fixation is the standard treatment.

In brief: 3 points of fracture
That in your ankle fracture, the inner and back of your tibia, as well as the outer bone (fibula) have been fractured.
It is common for the fracture of the back of the tibia to somewhat dislocated. Surgical reduction with internal fixation is the standard treatment.
Dr. Joseph Newman
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