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Orthop Clin North Am. 1994 Jan;25(1):1-16.

Management of acute and chronic lateral ligament injuries of the ankle.

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Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Abstract

Acute and chronic lateral ligament injuries of the ankle represent a common but persistent problem to orthopedic specialists. A comprehensive physical examination and classification system were proposed as an approach to this problem. Guidelines for both conservative and surgical management for acute and chronic injuries are described. A comparison of the most common lateral ligament repairs is provided, with emphasis on the benefits of the so-called anatomic repair.

PMID:
8290222
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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