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  • Pott's fractures involves bones of the ankle joint. It may occur from fall from height.
  • It includes some measure of twisting of the ankle at time of injury
  • It also includes the rupture of collateral ligaments of ankle (medial and lateral) together with tendo calcaneus
  • Affects the young adult.
 
 
  • Reduction
  • Full plaster to be applied below or above the knee depending on the severity (degree) of injury).
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1o eversion injury
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2o+rupture of medial ligament 2o+medial malleolar fracture
 
3o eversion injury Inversion injury+rupture of lateral ligament  

 

 

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