- on mortise view line formed by subchondral bone of distal tibia & medial spect of the fibula should be continuous;
- articlar surface of talus should be congruous w/ that of distal fibula (called tibiofibular line);
- disruption of this line indicates:
- lateral displacement fibula;
- tear in portion of syndesmotic ligaments
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, October 29, 2012 9:59 pm