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1

What is the Tibial plateau?

The condyles form a flat surface for articulation with the condyles of the Femur

2

What is the main function of the Tibia?

Only weight bearing bone in the lower leg

3

Which group of people do fractures of the Tibia most commonly occur in?

Middle age to elderly people

4

Which area of the Tibia is most prone to fracture?

Proximal end of the Tibia usually due to trauma.

5

How can the Tibia be damaged at the ankle?

The medial malleolus can be fractured from over eversion of the ankle