The patient is a high school athlete who is brought to your urgent care center with severe pain in the area of his right foot and ankle. He reports that he jumped for a rebound, landing hard on another player’s foot with his full weight on his right foot.

View the images taken and consider what the diagnosis and next steps would be. Resolution of the case is described on the next page.

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A 16-Year-Old with Severe Pain and Immobility After a Basketball Mishap
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