II. Causes

  1. Direct blow to fibula
  2. Maisonneuve Fracture (associated with Ankle Fracture or High Ankle Sprain)

III. Exam

  1. Evaluate for peroneal nerve injury (dorsal foot and first web space sensation, ankle dorsiflexion)
  2. Evaluate for knee instability

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Ontology: Closed fracture of upper end of fibula (C0435898)

Concepts Injury or Poisoning (T037)
ICD9 823.01
SnomedCT 59639009
English Closed # proximal fibula, closed fracture of proximal fibula, closed fracture of proximal fibula (diagnosis), Fx upper end fibula-clos, Closed fracture of upper end of fibula alone, Closed fracture of upper end of fibula, Closed fracture proximal fibula, Closed fracture of upper end of fibula (disorder)
Dutch gesloten fractuur van bovenste fibuladeel
French Fracture fermée de l'extrémité supérieure du péroné
German geschlossene Fraktur des oberen Wadenbeinendes
Italian Frattura chiusa dell'epifisi prossimale del perone
Portuguese Fractura fechada da extremidade superior do perónio
Spanish Fractura cerrada del extremo superior del peroné, fractura cerrada del extremo superior del peroné (trastorno), fractura de extremo proximal de peroné, no expuesta (trastorno), fractura de extremo proximal de peroné, no expuesta, fractura cerrada del extremo superior de la fíbula, fractura de extremo superior de peroné, no expuesta, fractura cerrada del extremo superior del peroné
Japanese 腓骨上端部閉鎖性骨折, ヒコツジョウタンブヘイサセイコッセツ
Czech Zavřená zlomenina horního konce fibuly
Hungarian Fibula proximalis végének zárt törése