Knee

Proximal Fibula Fracture

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Proximal Fibula Fracture, Fibular Head Fracture

  • Causes
  1. Direct blow to fibula
  2. Maisonneuve Fracture (associated with Ankle Fracture or High Ankle Sprain)
  • Exam
  1. Evaluate for peroneal nerve injury (dorsal foot and first web space sensation, ankle dorsiflexion)
  2. Evaluate for knee instability