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Symptomatic os subfibularis-MRI

Separated ossicles at the tip of the lateral malleolus, the condition known as os subfibulare, are sometimes a cause of ankle pain. There are two theories regarding the origin of os subfibulare. One theory proposes that it is caused by an avulsion fracture attributable to pull of the anterior talofibular ligament, whereas the other theory proposes that it is the result of an accessory ossification center. This is 24 year old male with chronic ankle pain.
Symptomatic os subfibularis-MRI Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Saturday, May 23, 2009 Rating: 5

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