Proximal tibiofibular dislocation.

  title={Proximal tibiofibular dislocation.},
  author={Jacqueline Horan and Gareth Quin},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  volume={23 5},
Proximal tibiofibular joint dislocation is an uncommon injury, which may be easily missed on plain radiography. If recognised, it can be treated in the emergency department, avoiding surgery and long term problems. The case is presented of a 22 year old male rugby player who was tackled from the left hand side while turning to the left. He heard a "pop" from his knee as he fell to the ground. Clinical examination revealed a prominence in the area of the fibular head. There was no evidence of… CONTINUE READING
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