An AP (A), and lateral (B) x-ray of a tibia and fibula (tib-fib) fracture demonstrating how the fracture can appear well aligned on one view and displaced on the other. When getting x-rays to evaluate an injured extremity, it is important to obtain at least two views at 90 degrees.
Read more about tibia and fibula fractures in context:
Practical Office Orthopedics: Chapter 8. Fracture Management
Read more about tibia and fibula fractures:
The Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 4e: Chapter 14. Pediatric Conditions
CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment Surgery: Chapter 40. Orthopedic Surgery