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What is a Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation?

The Lisfranc joint is named after Jacques Lisfranc de St. Martin, a surgeon in the army of Napoleon Bonaparte. In the early 19th century, Lisfranc noted the importance of this joint and the severity of injuries that can occur to it, though it was another doctor, Jacques Mathieu Delpech, who first described a specific injury

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What are Ankle Fractures?

An ankle fracture refers to broken bones around the ankle joint. Three bones make up the ankle joint. These are the tibia (shinbone), the fibula (a smaller bone in your leg), and the talus (a bone in the foot). There are many types of ankle fractures, and fractured bones can be displaced (out of position)

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What is a High Ankle Sprain?

High Ankle Sprain A high ankle sprain is an injury to the syndesmosis (a joint at the lower leg). The syndesmotic ligaments connect the distal ends of the tibia and the fibula (two bones located at the lower leg). They are important for the stability of the ankle. How does it happen? Pattern of injury:

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Sarah Taylor

Obstetrics & Gynaecology