Sports-related ankle injuries are becoming more common as the population becomes more fitness-conscious and younger generations participate in a wider variety of athletics. As imaging technology advances, providing greater anatomic detail and higher sensitivity for pathology, the need for a detailed knowledge of anatomy and accurate imaging diagnosis of ankle injuries is ever more critical. In this article, we review ankle anatomy pertinent to imaging and discuss common sports-related ankle injuries with emphasis on their imaging features.
Department of Radiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
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