Optimal management of ankle syndesmosis injuries
作者: David PorterRyan R. JaggersAdam Fitzgerald BarnesAngela Rund
作者单位: 1Methodist Sports Medicine
刊名: Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, 2014, Vol.2014 (default), pp.173-182
来源数据库: Dove Journal
DOI: 10.2147/OAJSM.S41564
原始语种摘要: Syndesmosis injuries occur when there is a disruption of the distal attachment of the tibia and fibula. These injuries occur commonly (up to 18 percent of ankle sprains), and the incidence increases in the setting of athletic activity. Recognition of these injuries is key to preventing long-term morbidity. Diagnosis and treatment of these injuries requires a thorough understanding of the normal anatomy and the role it plays in the stability of the ankle. A complete history and physical examination is of paramount importance. Patients usually experience an external rotation mechanism of injury. Key physical exam features include detailed documentation about areas of focal tenderness (syndesmosis and deltoid) and provocative maneuvers, such as the external rotation stress test. Imaging...
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  • syndesmosis 韧带联合
  • ankle 
  • fibula 腓骨
  • deltoid 形曲线
  • screw 螺旋
  • tibia 胫骨
  • operative 有法律效力
  • physical 物理的
  • ligament 韧带
  • inconclusive 不确定