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Foot Ankle Surg. 2010 Sep;16(3):e63-7. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2010.03.008. Epub 2010 Apr 28.

Non-union of Weber B distal fibula fractures: a case series.

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  • 1Macclesfield District General Hospital, Victoria Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 3BL, United Kingdom.


Non-union of distal fractures of the fibula type Weber B is rare. Undisplaced and minimally displaced isolated lateral malleolar fractures (Weber B) usually unite without operative intervention. We present three cases of lateral malleolus non-union in healthy individuals. Two were treated with internal fixation plus bone grafting. The third patient remained asymptomatic and therefore did not undergo surgery for the fracture.

Copyright (c) 2010 European Foot and Ankle Society. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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