Trimalleolar Ankle Fractures (Broken Ankle) with Surgical Fixation - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This medical illustration series shows a trimalleolar ankle fractures (broken ankle bones) with fixation surgery. The drawings depict fractures to three parts of the malleolus portions of the tibia and fibula, hence the term 'tri-malleolar'. On the right side of the image, the surgical steps are shown with fixation hardware and screws securing the joints in place. This type of injury is common in motor vehicle accidents (MVA).