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Posterolateral Spiral-Shaped One Third Tubular Plate Stabilization for a Long Spiral Fracture of the Lateral Malleolus


      We present surgical stabilization of a long spiral fibular fracture using a contoured plate, which allows for better fixation of the fracture compared with standard plating. We believe this technique modification provides satisfactory compression and better anatomic orientation to the fibula to facilitate closed fixation.


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