Cotton's fracture

A trimalleolar fracture of the ankle involving both—medial and lateral—malleoli and the posterior articular margin of the distal tibia—posterior 'malleolus'; the last fragment is dislocated posteriorly and/or superiorly
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Cotton's fracture

Orthopedics A trimalleolar fracture of the ankle involving both–medial and lateral—malleoli and the posterior articular margin of the distal tibia–posterior malleolus—with the latter fragment being dislocated posteriorly and/or superiorly
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*** Trimalleolar aka Cotton's fracture includes posterior process of tibia