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Lateral Rotatory Dislocation of the Ankle without Fracture A CASE REPORT
A. F. D'ANCA
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The Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821
1970 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 1970 Dec 01;52(8):1643-1646
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Abstract

A case of simple lateral rotatory dislocation of the ankle without fracture is reported. No similar case has been found in the English literature. The mechanism of injury is a minor inversion type of injury. There is no roentgenographic evidence of tibiofibular diastasis.

Treatment consisted in closed reduction followed by a below-the-knee non-weight-bearing plaster cast for six weeks.

A good anatomical, roentgenographic, and functional result was obtained.

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