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Isolated fracture of the fibular shaft due to alpine skiing; a specific injury

Halis Atıl Atilla, Ozkan Kose, Ferhat Guler, Hayati Aygün, Cemil Yıldız

   

Abstract
Although musculoskeletal injuries of lower leg due to alpine skiing is well known and widely reported, an acute isolated fibula fracture as a specific ski injury has not been reported in the relevant literature. Herein, we present a case of isolated fibula fracture which is missed at initial admission, and discuss the mechanism of injury and relationship with alpine skiing equipment.

Key words: Alpine skiing, skiing injuries, fibula, fracture

Med-Science. 2013; 2(1): 445-9

 
Medicine Science Vol:2 Issue:1 Year:2013 PP:363-499
Posted in Vol: 2 Issue: 1 Year: 2013 March pp: 363-499

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