Orthopedics Book


Medial Ankle Sprain

Aka: Medial Ankle Sprain, Deltoid ligament rupture
  1. See Also
    1. Ankle Sprain
    2. Ankle Sprain Management
    3. Lateral Ankle Sprain
    4. High Ankle Sprain
  2. Epidemiology
    1. Rare
  3. Pathophysiology
    1. Deltoid ligament injury
    2. Deltoid injury requires major Trauma
    3. Associated with Pott's Fracture-Subluxation
  4. Exam
    1. Medial deltoid ligament tenderness does not predict deep deltoid ligament disruption
  5. Imaging
    1. Gravity stress film
      1. May be indicated by orthopedics to identify medial ankle dynamic instability
  6. References
    1. Rifat (1996) Am Fam Physician 53(8):2491-8 [PubMed]
    2. Rubin (1996) Am Fam Physician 54(5):1609-18 [PubMed]
    3. Sitler (1995) Sports Med 20(1):53-7 [PubMed]
    4. Swain (1993) Postgrad Med 90(3):91-100 [PubMed]

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