Tibia and Fibula (Tib-Fib) Fracture on X-ray

Tibia and Fibula (Tib-Fib) Fracture on X-ray

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