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How can you tell that the ankle fracture is eversion?

lnsetick  Because there is avulsion fracture on medial side from deltoid ligament and fibular fracture on oppostie side, this is classic for an eversion. +2  

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Why is the answer fibularis brevis and not fibularis tertius? How do you distinguish between the two from this vignette?

gainsgutsglory  tertius is an anterior muscle and overlays the dorsum of foot as it fans out to the toes. Does not relate to the lateral malleolus. +