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Ottawa ankle rules | Radiology Reference Article | Radiopaedia.org

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Radiology is indicated if there is;

1. inability to weight bear (four steps) immediately after the injury and in emergency department

-or-

2. point tenderness at;

  • posterior edge (of distal 6 cm) or tip lateral malleolus
  • posterior edge (of distal 6 cm) or tip medial malleolus
  • the base of the fifth metatarsal
  • the navicular

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