The mechanism of injury is an important aid in the diagnosis and treatment of ankle fractures. These are usually low-energy injuries in athletic events, and the fractures are usually not open. Medical history is important, and athletes with diabetes or peripheral neuropathies may pose different treatment scenarios. Also, a history of fracture and/or surgery may be helpful in interpreting radiographs and in preoperative planning. The direction of injury is important in treatment and diagnosis of fracture or ligament injury.
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