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An ankle sprain occurs when ligaments that connect the bones in the foot, ankle, and lower leg are stretched or torn. The ligaments shown in the picture are those that are most commonly sprained.
Current as ofSeptember 20, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Current as of:
September 20, 2018
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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