chapter  11
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Ankle, Foot, and Toes

Based on the information presented in the case, determine (a) the differential diagnoses and (b) the clinical diagnosis.

Differential diagnoses: ankle fracture, foot fracture, peroneal tendon subluxation, Achilles tendon rupture, tendonitis, tenosynovitis 93

Clinical diagnosis: sprain of the anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) and calcaneofibular ligament (CFL) with concomitant peroneal strain (caused by an excessive eccentric force)