syndesmosis sprain

syndesmosis sprain

Syndesmosis ankle sprain Sports medicine A severe high-energy leg injury that damages the interosseous membrane between the tibia and fibula; severe SSs may extend to the anterior tibiofibular ligament Sports Football, hockey Mechanism Forced external rotation of foot or hyperdorsiflexion of ankle. See Sprain.
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Five major injuries (dislocated shoulder (NYC), two ankle syndesmosis sprains (NYC), fractured eye socket (SS), MCL tear (NYC); three of which required surgery) suffered in the final four rounds amounted to eight recorded games missed.
Two ankle syndesmosis sprains (NYC) had an estimated true cost of 6 weeks each, and an MCL tear (NYC) also required surgery placing its true estimated cost at 6 weeks.
Syndesmosis sprains of the ankle: The influence of heterotopic ossification.