Bosworth fracture

Description

Archaic term: Ankle fracture-dislocation

Bosworth fracture-dislocation of the ankle is a rare injury in which the proximal fibular fragment is entrapped (fixed displacement) behind the tibia, frequently irreducible by closed methods

Bosworth-Fracture
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2013;21(2):249-52

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