Ligamentous posttraumatic ankle osteoarthritis.

  title={Ligamentous posttraumatic ankle osteoarthritis.},
  author={Victor Valderrabano and Beat Hintermann and Monika Horisberger and Tak Shing Fung},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={34 4},
BACKGROUND Ankle sprains are the most common injuries in sports and recreational activities. HYPOTHESIS Ankle osteoarthritis can be caused by ankle ligament lesions. Latency time between injury and osteoarthritis is influenced by the type and side of the injured ligaments. The side of the ligamentous lesion correlates with the hindfoot alignment. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of evidence, 4. METHODS Of a cohort of 247 patients with ankle arthritis, we reviewed data from 30 patients (33… CONTINUE READING


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