The tillaux fracture consists of avulsion of the anterior lateral margin of the distal tibia. It is caused by a twisting injury. The anterior tibiofibular ligament avulses a small portion of the tibia.
|A||Lateral radiograph of the ankle. This reveals a fracture of the anterolateral aspect of the tibia.|
|B||AP radiograph of the ankle. The fracture is not well seen on this radiograph.|