The patient is a 16-year-old male who fell from his motorcycle and received a blow to his right ankle. The motorcycle was moving at a “good pace.”

On exam, he is able to weight bear, but with significant pain. You note swelling and tenderness over the medical malleolus.

View the x-ray taken and consider what your diagnosis and next steps would be.

16-year-old male falls from motorcycle, takes blow to right ankle

Nahum Kovalski, BSc, MDCM

Clinical Researcher at TEREM Emergency Services
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