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Lateral retromalleolar swelling and pain

 Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

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Date of Submission04-Feb-2021
Date of Decision09-Mar-2021
Date of Acceptance06-Apr-2021
Date of Web Publication29-Jul-2021

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Taparia A, Kumar S, Saran S. Lateral retromalleolar swelling and pain. J Med Ultrasound [Epub ahead of print] [cited 2022 May 18]. Available from: http://www.jmuonline.org/preprintarticle.asp?id=322282

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A 25-year-old male complained of sudden-onset pain and swelling over the lateral side of the ankle joint in the retromalleolar region. The patient was an athlete and had a history of playing football the previous day. The pain worsened with activity. A dynamic ultrasound scan of the lateral retromalleolar region was performed, and the ultrasound images were obtained in short- and long-axis planes [Figure 1] and [Video 1].
Figure 1: Short-axis (a) and long-axis (b) ultrasound images of the lateral retromalleolar region of the ankle are shown. Identify the structures marked as “A” and “B”

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The authors certify that they have obtained all appropriate patient consent forms. In the form the patient has given his consent for his images and other clinical information to be reported in the journal. The patient understands that his name and initial will not be published and due efforts will be made to conceal the identity, but anonymity cannot be guaranteed.

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Correspondence Address:
Sonal Saran,
Department of Radiodiagnosis, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
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