1. fracture of the proximal third of the fibula
2. rupture of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis
* fracture of the tibia
* rupture of the deltoid ligament
caused by an ABDUCTION and EXTERNAL rotation force applied to the ankle which forces the talus laterally against the fibula
a proximal fracture of fibula resulting from external rotation
Injury may occur with medial malleolus avulsion fracture or deltoid ligament rupture, rupture of anterior talofibular ligament or avulsion
of its insertion, as well as rupture of interosseous ligament, rupture of...
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