Fibula – Left/Right

  1. Remember the fibula is the lateral bone of the leg.
  2. Locate the lateral malleous, that should point inferiorly.
  3. The lateral malleous resembles an asymmetrical triangle.  The longer edge points anteriorly and the shorter edge points posteriorly.  Thus, looking at the malleous laterally, the longer edge should point to the side it belongs.

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