malleolus


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mal·le·o·lus

 (mə-lē′ə-ləs)
n. pl. mal·le·o·li (-lī′)
Either of the two rounded protuberances on each side of the ankle, the inner formed by a projection of the tibia and the outer by a projection of the fibula.

[New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of malleus, hammer; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]

mal·le′o·lar (-ə-lər) adj.

malleolus

(məˈliːələs)
n, pl -li (-ˌlaɪ)
(Anatomy) either of two rounded bony projections of the tibia and fibula on the sides of each ankle joint
[C17: diminutive of Latin malleus hammer]
malˈleolar adj

mal•le•o•lus

(məˈli ə ləs)

n., pl. -li (-ˌlaɪ)
the bony protuberance on either side of the ankle formed by the lower leg bones.
[1685–95; < Latin: small hammer, mallet]
mal•le′o•lar, adj.
Translations

mal·le·o·lus

n. maléolo, protuberancia en forma de martillo tal como la que se ve a ambos lados de los tobillos.

malleolus

n maléolo; lateral — maléolo externo; medial — maléolo interno
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Tendinopathy of the FHL is characterized by pain posteriorly and plantarly of the medial malleolus with plie as the tendon makes an acute angle posteriorly of the talus and slides in an often narrowed and irritated sheath toward the sustentaculum tali.
In 90% of cases, its bifurcation was recorded deep to the flexor retinaculum 1 cm from the line, between the medial malleolus and the medial calcaneal tubercle (Ndiaye et al.
The first horizontal piece was applied from the lateral malleolus to the medial aspect of the foot, and then the second piece was applied from the medial malleolus to the lateral aspect of the foot.
6) A typical goniometric measurement of the ankle is made with the patient's leg supine on the treatment table and the fulcrum at the lateral malleolus whilst maintaining the bottom rod of the goniometer parallel with the tibia and fibula.
sup][5] Several authors have demonstrated that restoration of the syndesmosis as well as anatomic reduction of any associated fracture of the fibula or the medial malleolus is equally important.
This motion also carries the lateral malleolus anteriorly.
This entails taking three 3-mm skin punch biopsies, one each at the lateral proximal and distal thigh, the third 10 cm proximal to the lateral malleolus.
After being treated for venous insufficiency and malleolus ulceration, this patient woke up covered in itchy, painful plaques.
For tibia, longitudinal craniomedial incision was taken from medial tibial condyle up to medial malleolus.
The distal portal was 2 cm below and anterior to the medial malleolus, whereas the proximal portal was 2 cm posterior and superior to the medial malleolus.
14,15) With the knee in flexion and the hip in external rotation, the transducer is placed crosswise between the medial malleolus and the Achilles tendon (Fig.
Materials and Methods: We have evaluated clinical, radiographic, and functional outcomes of 40 patients treated with a combination of different treatment modalities, which involve the combination of tension band wiring (TBW), Kirschner (K)-wire, Rush pin, cortical and cancellous screws, and one-third tubular plates for lateral and medial malleolus fixation.