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
- David Marsh Bosworth (1897–1979)
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- Khan, F, Borton D. A constant radiological sign in Bosworth’s fractures: “the axilla sign”. Foot Ankle Int 2008; 29:55-57.
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- Somford MP, Wiegerinck JI, Hoornenborg D, van den Bekerom MPJ. Ankle fracture eponyms. JBJS 2013; 95(24): e198
- Yeoh CS, Tan GM. Bosworth fracture-dislocation of the ankle: a case report. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Aug;21(2):249-52
- Eponymythology: Eponymous ankle and talus injuries. LITFL
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