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Acute Ankle Sprain eMedicine Orthopedics

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Description: Ankle sprains are the most common sports injuries encountered today. These injuries occur frequently. Complications associated with prolonged ankle pain, a high recurrence rate, and chronic ankle laxity underline the importance of careful diagnosis and treatment of ankle sprains.
Synonyms and related keywords: acute ankle sprain, turned ankle, stretched ankle, deltoid ligament sprain, anterior talofibular sprain, talofibular sprain, medial or lateral ankle sprains, distal talofibular syndesmotic sprain, high ankle sprain, inversion sprain, chronic ankle sprain, chronic ankle laxity, double ligament lateral ankle sprain, ankle pain, twisted ankle
Author: Ray Foster, MB, ChB, FACS

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Foster
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Mar 20 2008