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ligament injury

30 yr male with history of someone stamping his left foot with shoes while playing basket ball 12 hrs ago.. history of swelling and pain around left ankle and lateral aspect of left foot. X-rays enclosed Kindly opine regarding fracture or dislocation or ligament injury .

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ankle ligament injury with base of 5th metatarsal crack fracture

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No obvious fracture Treat as soft tissue contusion Skin care Elasto crepe bandage Lower limb elevation Active movements Analgesics Chymoral Reassess after one week

ankle ligament injury with base of 5th metatarsal crack fracture

X-ray look's normal Conservative treatment with analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs and crepe bandage ice packs and limb elevation

No bony injury on x-ray Ankle sprain Rest for 1 week NSAIDS Crepe bandage Need HRUSG ankle

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