Deltoid ligament abnormalities in chronic lateral ankle instability.

@article{Crim2011DeltoidLA,
  title={Deltoid ligament abnormalities in chronic lateral ankle instability.},
  author={Julia R. Crim and Timothy C Beals and Florian Nickisch and Andrew P Schannen and Charles L. Saltzman},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={873-8}
}
BACKGROUND Treatment of patients with repeated ankle sprains and chronic lateral ankle instability tends to focus on the lateral collateral ligaments. We reviewed records to ascertain the prevalence of abnormalities of the deltoid ligament in this population. METHODS Retrospective review of MR images and surgical reports was performed for all patients during a 3-year period that underwent surgical treatment of chronic ankle instability at a single institution. Forty-seven ankles (46 patients… CONTINUE READING

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