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Injury of the talofibular ligament after ankle distorsion


Patient Positioning

Patient lies supine with a small pillow under the dorsal aspect of the ankle. The ankle is lying on its medial aspect.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer with its lateral part over the lateral malleolus and rotate its anterior part in direction to the talus till the anterior talofibular ligament is seen.

atfl: anterior talofibular ligament

Note: Injury with edema and effusion of the insertion of the talofibular ligament at the lateral malleolus after ankle distorsion