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  • and, Any one of the following: Bone tenderness along the distal 6 cm of the posterior edge of the tibia or tip of the medial malleolus, OR Bone tenderness along the distal 6 cm of the posterior edge of the fibula or tip of the lateral malleolus, OR An inability to bear weight both immediately and in the emergency department for four steps. (wikipedia.org)
  • The fibula or calf bone is a leg bone located on the lateral side of the tibia, with which it is connected above and below. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bone has the following components: Lateral malleolus Interosseous membrane connecting the fibula to the tibia, forming a syndesmosis joint The superior tibiofibular articulation is an arthrodial joint between the lateral condyle of the tibia and the head of the fibula. (wikipedia.org)
  • The inferior tibiofibular articulation (tibiofibular syndesmosis) is formed by the rough, convex surface of the medial side of the lower end of the fibula, and a rough concave surface on the lateral side of the tibia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The upper extremity or head of the fibula is of an irregular quadrate form, presenting above a flattened articular surface, directed upward, forward, and medialward, for articulation with a corresponding surface on the lateral condyle of the tibia. (wikipedia.org)