We present the case of a professional international rugby union player who sustained an isolated proximal tibio-fibular dislocation in a training ground injury. Diagnosis was made based on clinical details, plain radiography and magnetic resonance imaging. An initial attempt at closed reduction failed. Open reduction and internal fixation were subsequently carried out. Following early rehabilitation, the patient made a successful try-scoring return to international rugby union.
- Rugby union player
- Tibio-fibular joint
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