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An ankle sprain occurs when ligaments that connect the bones in the
foot, ankle, and lower leg are stretched or torn. There is often swelling and bruising around the injured area.
Current as of:
October 17, 2013
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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