73. Diffuse Ankle Pain Following a Fall

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD2,3,4,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD2,5,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE6,7 and
  4. William J. Brady MD8,9,10
  1. Andrew D. Perron MD and
  2. Christopher T. Bowe MD

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch73

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Perron, A. D. and Bowe, C. T. (2011) Diffuse Ankle Pain Following a Fall, in Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds C. P. Holstege, A. B. Baer, J. M. Pines and W. J. Brady), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch73

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 3

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 4

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 6

    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  6. 7

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  7. 8

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  8. 9

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  9. 10

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333473

Online ISBN: 9781444397994

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Keywords:

  • Case 73, diffuse ankle pain - following a fall;
  • 21-year-old male patient, with ankle and foot pain - jumping from a height of 10 feet;
  • patient, unable to ambulate - due to pain in foot and ankle;
  • examination, ankle pain - and tenderness, over deltoid ligament on medial ankle;
  • neurovascular examination - normal;
  • emergency department management course, in this scenario