Episode 3 – The Ankle

Episode 3 – The Ankle

In this episode we cover ankle injuries, sprains vs Salter fractures.  Also included are a few pointers on Genu Valgum and Genu Varum (bowlegs and knock knees) as well as Osteochondritis Dissecans.




The pertinent article we addressed:

Boutis K, Plint a, et al.  Radiograph-Negative Lateral Ankle Injuries in Children: Occult Growth Plate Fracture or Sprain.  JAMA Pediatr 2016 Jan. 4;170(1):e154114.


Yeung DE, Jia X, Miller CA, Barker SL. Interventions for treating ankle fractures in children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2016  Apr  1;4:CD010836.

Sankar WN, Chen J, Kay RM, Skaggs DL. Incidence of occult fracture in children with acute ankle injuries. J Pediatr Orthop  2008  Jul-Aug; 28(5):500-1.

Salter-Harris Fracture

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