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Would a fx of the lateral malleolus with partially torn aftl and deltoid ligs and soft tissue injury in joint capsule be described as bimalleor ?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry

In brief: Bimal equival

A single fracture of the lateral malleolus with a displaced, torn deltoid ligament can be described as a bimalleolar equivalent.
It's not truly a bimalleolar fracture because there is only one "true" fracture, but because of the deltoid injury/joint displacement, it's treated as a more serious ankle fracture injury.

In brief: Bimal equival

A single fracture of the lateral malleolus with a displaced, torn deltoid ligament can be described as a bimalleolar equivalent.
It's not truly a bimalleolar fracture because there is only one "true" fracture, but because of the deltoid injury/joint displacement, it's treated as a more serious ankle fracture injury.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
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In brief: Bi malleolus fx

This term refers.
To distal fracture of fibula and tibia fracture.

In brief: Bi malleolus fx

This term refers.
To distal fracture of fibula and tibia fracture.
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