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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Sports Injuries Involving the Ankle

Gonzalez, Felix M. MD; Morrison, William B. MD

Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging: August 2015 - Volume 24 - Issue 4 - p 205–213
doi: 10.1097/RMR.0000000000000060
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Understanding of ankle injuries has evolved for the past few decades, influenced by capability to visualize ligaments, tendons, and bone marrow on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Natural history of injury progression, complications, and healing has also been characterized using MRI. Stress injury is particularly common at the ankle in athletes and “weekend warriors” alike. This article will discuss manifestations of ankle injury on MRI as well as associated findings that should be addressed.

From the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.

Correspondence to William Morrison, MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 132 S 10th St, Suite 1079a, Philadelphia, PA (e-mail: William.Morrison@jefferson.edu).

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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