Typically, a Maisonneuve fracture involves a fracture of the medial malleolus of the ankle with disruption of the tibiofibular syndesmosis. This results in a fracture of the proximal third of the fibula. The Maisonneuve fracture results from an ankle eversion injury.
|A||Lateral radiograph of the ankle. This shows a fracture of the posterior lip of the tibia.|
|B||AP radiograph of the upper tibia and fibula. This shows a fracture of the proximal fibula. This is a Maisonneuve fracture.|
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