The distance between the medial tibial plateau and the medial malleolus was recorded.
What does MM stand for?
MM stands for Medial Malleolus (ankle)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
A bone scan confirmed osteomyelitis of the right medial malleolus, calcaneus, and first metatarsus.
In the early days of ankle fracture surgery, the medial malleolus was considered by many as the main stabilizer of the ankle mortise.
A tape ruler was used to measure the distance from the ASIS to the center of the ipsilateral medial malleolus for both limbs while the subject lay supine on a plinth.
Some characteristic signs include the following: * the leg is usually edematous; * when breakdown occurs, the wound is usually a weeping/draining wound; * pulses are palpable; * the foot is warm; * there is decreased pain when the affected limb is elevated; * the wound usually has an irregular border and shape; and * they are usually found along the medial aspect of the leg, superior to the medial malleolus.
The condyle-malleolus length (CML) of the tibia (the distance from the most distal point of the medial malleolus to the superior surface of the lateral plateau) was measured using an osteometric board (as in Bass 1987).
This review focuses on syndesmosis injuries that occur associated with fibula fractures, with and without medial malleolus fractures.