Symptoms of Ankle Fracture

(HealthDay News) -- An ankle injury may be difficult to diagnose as a sprain or fracture, but any obvious ankle injury should be evaluated by a doctor.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says symptoms of a fractured ankle include:

  • Immediate and severe pain.

  • Bruising.

  • Swelling.

  • Injury is tender to the touch.

  • Inability to put weight on the ankle.

  • The bone appears deformed or out of place.

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