A Segmental Medial Malleolus Fracture: A Rare Entity RD01-RD02
Senior Resident, Department of Orthopaedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, India.
Though medial malleolus fracture is very common ankle injury, here the present authors are presenting a very rare segmental medial malleolus fracture in a young person with indefinable mechanism of injury. The present authors aimed to provide a treatment so to achieve perfect anatomical reduction of the ankle mortise and avoid any alteration in mechanism of ankle joint. Open reduction internal fixation and stabilisation with conventional tension band wiring were performed. After six months, patient achieved full range of motion with no pain.