head of fibula


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head of fib·u·la

[TA]
the superior extremity of the fibula, which articulates by a facet with the undersurface of the lateral condyle of the tibia.

head of fib·u·la

(hed fib'yū-lă) [TA]
The superior extremity of the fibula, which articulates by a facet with the undersurface of the lateral condyle of the tibia.
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The lesion in the head of fibula broke through the cortex and had surrounding cold abscess.
This case is rare because of the involvement of the head of fibula that destroyed cortex but spared the adjacent synovial joint, mimicking a neoplastic rather than infectious process.