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Ankle Fracture

A breakage in one or more bones of the ankle joint is termed as ankle fracture. It can be associated with ligament damage.

Characteristics of Ankle Fracture

Cause: Twisting of ankle OR rotating of ankle OR rolling of ankle OR fall OR forceful impact during an accident OR extreme flexing or extending of the joint

Symptoms: Immediate and severe pain and tenderness, swelling of the area, inability to put weight on injured ankle, deformity of joint along with bruising and numbness of the area.

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