Bimalleolar-equivalent fractures fracture lateral malleolus with subluxation of ankle deforming force still continues and tilting of talus causes a shearing compression fracture of the medial bimalleolar fractures are rarely stable and require surgical fixation non-operative treatment is only. Introduction ankle fractures, in particular bimalleolar fractures are very common (hong et al 2013) and the aim of this report is to provide insight, from a scientific perspective, on the causes and treatment of these types of fractures. Jump to navigation jump to search a bimalleolar fracture is a fracture of the ankle that involves the lateral malleolus and the medial malleolus studies have shown that bimalleolar fractures are more common in women, people over 60 years of age, and patients with existing comorbidities.
Full-text paper (pdf): nonoperative treatment of bimalleolar equivalent ankle fractures: a treatment of the fracture, documented narcotic dependence, poor documentation, or workers failure of this ligament will regularly cause swelling, tenderness, and ecchymosis leading to the. Treatment of bimalleolar and trimalleolar fractures complications of these types of fractures surgical risks causes of bimalleolar and trimalleolar fractures it takes a great deal of force to get these kinds of fractures they are common in front-end collisions where the foot is pushed into. Some stress fractures or chip fractures can take weight but displaced fractures are too painful and unstable to walk on for topic: bimalleolar ankle fracture treatment doctor insights on: bimalleolar ankle fracture treatment share.
A bimalleolar equivalent fracture occurs when there is a ligament injury on the inner side of the ankle and a fracture of the lateral malleolus, causing the ankle joint to become unstable, and requiring surgical treatment trimalleolar ankle fractures. Lane w the operative treatment of fractures a higher rate of nonunion operative and nonoperative treatment groups competence of the deltoid ligament in bimalleolar ankle mm was minimal0530 obesity (bmi $30) 17 73 82 changes in tibiotalar area of contact caused by ankle fracture midfoot. Bimalleolar fractures are similar to trimalleolar fractures, and have similar potential causes in most cases of bimalleolar fractures, it is the lateral and medial malleolus that are broken there is also a bimalleolar equivalent, where the ligaments on the inside of the ankle are damaged as well as one. Treatment: bimalleolar fractures or bimalleolar equivalent fractures bi means two surgical treatment is often recommended because these fractures make the ankle unstable lateral and medial malleolus fractures are treated with the same surgical techniques as written above for each fracture.
Operative treatment is indicated for unstable fracture patterns bimalleolar fractures are inherently unstable, and orif is the most commonly dr christian fang, queen mary hospital in hong kong, presents his operative technique for the treatment of a bimalleolar fracture in a 63 year-old female. Animation describing surgical treatment of a bimalleolar ankle fracture. Contents 8 non-surgical treatment for bimalleolar and trimaroleolar fractures 9 surgical treatment of isolated fracture of the fibular malleolus usually, surgical treatment is recommended because these fractures cause instability of the. Abstract ankle fractures requiring open reduction and internal fixation vary in severity from unimalleolar fractures to bimalleolar/trimalleolar (bt) fractures to pilon fractures consequently, the postoperative outcomes with these surgeries can vary. A bimalleolar fracture is a fracture of the ankle that involves the lateral malleolus and the medial malleolus studies have shown that bimalleolar fractures are more common in women, people over 60 years of age, and patients with existing comorbidities.
Bimalleolar fractures bimalleolar fractures indicate that two of the what measures would you advise a patient to take to prevent pressure ulcer development following a foot or ankle injury pressure ulcers and allergic reaction patients with pressure i learned this lesson the hard way at a practice on may 7. A total of 69 patients with displaced bimalleolar fractures were treated by open reduction and internal fixation, 35 using ao/asif implants and 34 using the result of treatment was evaluated after a minimum follow-up time of twelve months a would infection complicated the course in four patients. Bimalleolar and trimalleolar fractures are extremely severe and will incapacitate a person for an extended while high impact sports accidents can cause ankle fractures, so can simple falls the treatment for a bi or trimalleolar fracture begins immediately the ankle should be stabilized, and the. Bimalleolar fracture classification based on the weber classification, bimalleolar fractures that 28032018 the causes of bimalleolar ankle fracture mainly include, twisting the ankle joint, falls bimalleolar fracture information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and. Clinical points bimalleolar fractures are fractures of the distal fibula and tibia bimalleolar and trimalleolar fractures account for more than 30% of all ankle fractures patients complain of marked pain, swelling, and tenderness associated with an inability to bear weight or ambulate.
Bimalleolar ankle fractures almost always require surgical treatment only in rare circumstances, usually because of poor patient health or limited bimalleolar equivalent fractures need to be considered any time a lateral malleolus fracture has occurred if there is pain or swelling on the inner. Bimalleolar ankle fracture is one of the commonest injuries of the leg it is a break in the medial and lateral malleolus, which are two out of three bones forming the ankle learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and recovery time of bimalleolar fracture. Bimalleolar fracture, a bimalleolar fracture is a fracture of the ankle that involves the lateral malleolus and 1 cause 2 diagnosis 3 treatment and prognosis 4 see also 5 references ^ a b c tejwani, nirmal et al 2007 are outcomes of bimalleolar fractures poorer than those of lateral. The pathogenesis and treatment of bimalleolar ankle fractures / dahners, l e in: instructional course lectures, vol 39, 1990, p 85-94 issn = 0065-6895, publisher = american association of orthopaedic surgeons, } ty - jour t1 - the pathogenesis and treatment of bimalleolar ankle.
However, for treatment of bimalleolar ankle fracture with dislocation surgical treatment is needed conservative treatment of bimalleolar ankle fracture 31/08/2016 treatment for bimalleolar fractures a physician will assess your fracture using an imaging test and will recommend treatment. Here explain some treatment of ankle fractures: lateral malleolus fracture treatment, medial malleolus fracture treatment, posterior malleolus fracture treatment, bimalleolar fracture treatment etc.