Are lateral ankle injuries in children fractures or sprains?

CJEM. 2018 Nov;20(6):938-940. doi: 10.1017/cem.2018.40. Epub 2018 Apr 15.


Clinical questionWhat is the prevalence of Salter-Harris type I distal fibula fractures in children with lateral ankle injuries?Article chosenBoutis K, Plint A, Stimec J, et al. Radiograph-negative lateral ankle injuries in children occult growth plate fracture or sprain? JAMA Pediatr 2016;170(1):e154114.

Keywords: Salter-Harris type I fractures; ankle sprains; pediatric.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Ankle Injuries*
  • Child
  • Fibula
  • Fractures, Bone*
  • Humans
  • Radiography
  • Salter-Harris Fractures*