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1

What is the main function of the Fibula?

Attachment for muscles

2

Where on the Fibula is prone to fracturing?

Lateral malleolus

3

How can the Lateral malleolus of the Fibula fracture?

Forced external rotation of the ankle (Spiral fracture)
Forced eversion (Transverse fracture)

4

Where is the Fibula in relation to the Tibia?

Laterally

5

Does the Fibula articulate with the Femur at the knee joint?

No

6

What nerve is on the posterior and lateral surface of the Fibula neck?

The common Fibula nerve