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Achilles Tendon Rupture Associated With Ipsilateral Medial Malleolar Fracture (A Case Report)
J Korean Foot Ankle Soc. 2011;15:36-38
Published online March 1, 2011
© 2011 J Korean Foot Ankle Soc.

Chae, Soo-Uk;Yang, Jung-Hwan

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Korea
Received January 15, 2011; Revised February 16, 2011; Accepted February 22, 2011.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Ankle fracture and Achilles tendon rupture are common as an isolated injury. However, Achilles tendon rupture with ipsilateral ankle fracture is uncommon, and occurs by a different injury mechanism with a risk of negligence. We report a case of Achilles tendon rupture with ipsilateral medial malleolar fracture.
Keywords : Ankle; Achilles tendon rupture; Medial malleolar fracture

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