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Maisonneuve fracture

Maisonneuve fracture

(Science: radiology) Components: fracture of the proximal third of the fibula, rupture of the distal tibiofibular syndesmosis associated with: 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

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