Pott's fracture

Pott's fracture

a fracture of the lower fibula and of the malleolus of the tibia, resulting in outward displacement of the foot.

see Pott's disease

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Pott's fracture
a fracture of the lower part of the fibula, usually with dislocation of the ankle
[C18: see Pott's disease]

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Pott's fracture n.
A fracture of the lower part of the fibula and of the bony prominence near the ankle joint, causing the foot to turn out.

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