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Fracture of the ankle

Also known as Broken Ankle and Ankle Fracture

Fracture of the ankle is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with fracture of the ankle, 79% report having ankle pain, 36% report having ankle swelling, and 31% report having leg pain. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of fracture of the ankle are ankle pain, ankle swelling, and ankle weakness, although you may still have fracture of the ankle without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with fracture of the ankle often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, application of splint, orthopedic casting, physical therapy exercises, examination of foot, wound care management and traction; splints; and other wound care .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with fracture of the ankle include aspirin / caffeine / propoxyphene, potassium bicarbonate, flumazenil and butalbital (g-1) .

Potassium Bicarbonate
$12
(28 days)
Flumazenil
Under $1
(0 days)
Butalbital (G-1)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for fracture of the ankle include age 5-14 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.3x
5-14 years
1.5x
15-29 years
1.1x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.2x
60-74 years
0.8x
75+ years
0.7x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.1x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.0x
Other
0.9x
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