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

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Maisonneuve_fracture&oldid=36246"
First | Previous (Maise oil) | Next (Maissiat jacques) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.