Achilles Tendon Rupture with Isolated Medial Malleolar Fracture in Ipsilateral Ankle: A Case Report

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Abstract

Achilles tendon ruptures and malleol fractures are commonly seen injuries in orthopaedic and traumatology practice, but what is rare is their concomitant. In this report, we aimed to present a rare case of a patient who has isolated medial malleolar fracture and achilles tendon rupture in ipsilateral ankle after an ankle sprain due to a fall from stairs and mechanism of injury.

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F. Türkmensoy, I. Türkmen, Y. Turhan, K. Özkan and M. Akçal, "Achilles Tendon Rupture with Isolated Medial Malleolar Fracture in Ipsilateral Ankle: A Case Report," Open Journal of Orthopedics, Vol. 3 No. 5, 2013, pp. 224-226. doi: 10.4236/ojo.2013.35042.

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