Anterior ankle dislocation without associated fracture. A case with an 11 year follow-up

Published online: Apr 27 2008

Ioannis Georgilas, George Mouzopoulos

From 1st Orthopaedic Department of Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece


Ankle dislocations without concomitant malleolar fractures, also called pure ankle dislocations, are rare injuries. We present what appears to be the third documented case of a true anterior pure ankle dislocation described in international literature. The mechanism, the management and the complications of this rare injury, are also discussed.