A Segmental Medial Malleolus Fracture: A Rare EntityCorrespondence Address :
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.
Ankle injury, Fracture, Tension band wiring
Anurag Varshney, Sumedh Manohar Sandanshiv, Selvamari Mariappan. A SEGMENTAL MEDIAL MALLEOLUS FRACTURE: A RARE ENTITY. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 August [cited: 2019 Aug 20 ]; 13:RD01-RD02. Available from
Date of Submission: Jun 09, 2019
Date of Peer Review: Jun 24, 2019
Date of Acceptance: Jul 09, 2019
Date of Publishing: Aug 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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