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What is the Tibial plateau?

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


What is the main function of the Tibia?

Only weight bearing bone in the lower leg


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

Middle age to elderly people


Which area of the Tibia is most prone to fracture?

Proximal end of the Tibia usually due to trauma.


How can the Tibia be damaged at the ankle?

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