Ankle - Malleolus fracture - Weber A - AP

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Ankle - Malleolus fracture - Weber A - AP

  • The lateral malleolus tip is fractured
  • This is a 'Weber A' injury - distal to the ankle joint

Ankle - Malleolus fracture - Weber B - AP

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Ankle - Malleolus fracture - Weber B - AP

  • (Same patient as image below)
  • A 'Weber B' fracture is at the same level as the ankle joint

Ankle - Malleolus fracture - Weber B - Lateral

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Ankle - Malleolus fracture - Weber B - Lateral

  • (Same patient as image above)
  • The lateral view shows a less obvious fracture line through the distal fibula - partly obscured by the tibia

Ankle - Bimalleolar fracture - Weber C - AP

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Ankle - Bimalleolar fracture - Weber C - AP

  • The lateral malleolus fracture is a 'Weber C' injury - above the ankle joint
  • There is a transverse medial malleolus fracture
  • The distal tibiofibular joint is also widened
  • The ankle is completely unstable; the structures beyond the dotted line are detached from the tibia or fibula proximally