Research Article| Volume 10, ISSUE 4, P313, May 1979

Ankle injuries caused by seat belts

  • E. Dounis
    Requests for reprints should be addressed to: Dr E. Dounis, Medical Research Fellow, The Orthotic Research and Locomotor Assessment Unit. The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, SY10 7AG.
    Southmead Hospital, Bristol, U.K.
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      Two cases of tri-malleolar fractures of the ankle caused by feet becoming entangled in loose seat belts are reported. Open reduction and internal fixation of all three malleolar fragments was carried out in each case with a satisfactory end result.
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