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Ankle With Ligament Tear

Ankle With Ligament Tear

Ankle with a ligament tear

An ankle sprain occurs when ligaments that connect the bones in the foot, ankle, and lower leg are stretched or torn. The ligaments shown in the picture are those that are most commonly sprained.

By Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Last Revised October 17, 2013

Last Revised: October 17, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

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