A to Z: Fracture, Fibula
More to Know
A fibula fracture can occur anywhere along the bone, from just below the knee to where it connects to the ankle joint. A fibula fracture usually is the result of a strong blow to the side of the leg, but some can be caused by twisting an ankle.
Keep in Mind
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- Broken Bones
- First Aid: Broken Bones
- How Long Does it Take for a Broken Bone to Heal?
- Bones, Muscles, and Joints
- Surgeries and Procedures: Casts and Splints
- X-Ray Exam: Lower Leg (Tibia and Fibula)
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