Distal Fibula Fracture Case Study

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HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS: This patient is here for followup for her left distal fibula fracture. She is not quite five weeks out. She was seen two weeks ago, walking cast was placed. She seems to be doing okay, although she is requesting pain medication refill. PHYSICAL EXAM: Cast is intact. She is walking on it. Neurovascularly intact. Calves are soft and nontender. IMAGING: X-rays of the left ankle were taken. I do not see any additional movement of the distal fibula fracture on AP, lateral and mortise. Clear spaces appear to be intact as well. IMPRESSION: Left distal fibula fracture. PLAN: As she is not quite five weeks, I think I am going to leave her in a cast for one more week. In a week, they can removed the
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