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Isolated Proximal Tibio-Fibular Joint Dislocation In An Elite Rugby Union Player
  1. Sean MacGiobain
  1. St. Vincent's University Hospital, Republic of Ireland
    1. John F Quinlan (johnfquinlan{at}yahoo.com)
    1. St Vincent's University Hospital, Republic of Ireland
      1. Natasha O'Malley
      1. St. Vincent's University Hospital, Republic of Ireland
        1. David Brophy
        1. St. Vincent's University Hospital, Republic of Ireland
          1. William R Quinlan
          1. St. Vincent's University Hospital, Republic of Ireland

            Abstract

            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.

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