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Postero-lateral subluxation of the superior tibio-fibular joint.
  1. N R Gillham,
  2. R N Villar
  1. Department of Orthopaedics, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge.


    Foot drop resulting from subluxation of the superior tibio-fibular joint is described in a female dancer. Spontaneous resolution of the nerve injury occurred over two months with no residual joint instability. Expectant management is recommended for this injury. The potential for this unusual injury, in a wide variety of sports, is pointed out.

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