medial malleolus


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me·di·al mal·le·o·lus

[TA]
the process at the medial side of the lower end of the tibia, forming the projection of the medial side of the ankle; the medial malleolus lies superior to the level of the lateral malleolus.

medial malleolus

the rounded process of the tibia forming the internal surface of the ankle joint. Also called internal malleolus.

medial malleolus

A medial process from the distal tibia which, with the lateral malleolus, forms a mortise, into which the talus articulates.

me·di·al mal·le·o·lus

(mēdē-ăl mal-ĕō-lŭs) [TA]
The process at the medial side of the distal end of the tibia; forms the medial aspect of the ankle and partially overlies the tibiotarsal articulation.
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In a series of 27 bimalleolar ankle fractures, the medial malleolus was fixed initially and an external rotation stress view film was taken.
The same population is also susceptible to a medial malleolus stress fracture.
The largest series of medial malleolus stress fractures was reported by Orava and colleagues.
Shabat and coworkers (31) reported on a skeletally immature gymnast, who sustained a medial malleolus stress fracture that was treated nonoperatively and returned to full athletic activity at 6 weeks.
The limited number of reports on medial malleolus stress fractures prohibits a definitive conclusion as to their treatment.
The approach to the medial malleolus is an anteromedially placed incision that curves posteriorly.
The radiographic position of implants within the medial malleolus was assessed by Gourineni and associates.
Repair of deltoid ligament ruptures offer no benefit when not associated with a medial malleolus fracture.
Anatomical basis of variability in injuries of the medial malleolus and the deltoid ligament.
Assessment of collicular fractures of the medial malleolus.
Ankle Fractures treated by fixation of the medial malleolus alone.
Posterior collicular fractures of the medial malleolus.

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