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Pott's fracture
ICD-10 S82.6
ICD-9 824.4-824.5

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Pott's fracture, also known as Pott’s syndrome I and Dupuytren fracture, is an archaic term loosely applied to a variety of bimalleolar ankle fractures.[1] The injury is caused by a combined abduction external rotation from an eversion force. This is a fracture of the fibula near the ankle, often accompanied by a break of the medial malleolus of the tibia or rupture and displacement of the internal lateral ligament.

The bimalleolar fractures are less likely to be arthritic than trimalleolar fractures.[2]

History

English physician Percivall Pott experienced this injury in 1765 and described his clinical findings in a paper published in 1769. [3][4]

The term "Dupuytren fracture" refers to the same mechanism,[5] and it is named for Guillaume Dupuytren.[6]

References

  1. Hunter, T., Peltier, L.F. Lund, P. J. (2000). Radiographics. 20:819-736.
  2. Wilson FC (2000). "Fractures of the ankle: pathogenesis and treatment". Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association. 9 (2): 105–15. PMID 10901648.
  3. Pott, P. (1769). Some Few General Remarks on Fractures and Dislocations. London, Howes. Clarke. Collins.
  4. synd/1126 at Who Named It
  5. Sartoris DJ (1993). "Eponymic fractures of the ankle". The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. 32 (2): 239–41. PMID 8318982.
  6. Dupuytren, G. (1819). Mémoire sur la fracture de l’extremité inferieure du peroné, les luxations et les accidents qui en sont la suite. Ann med.-chir Hôp. Paris, 1: 2-212.

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