Haruguchi classification

The Haruguchi classification is a system of categorizing posterior malleolus fractures[1]


Type Description
I Posterolateral-oblique type
II Medial-extension type
III Small-shell type


  1. Haraguchi N, Haruyama H, Toga H, Kato F (2006). "Pathoanatomy of posterior malleolar fractures of the ankle". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 88 (5): 1085–92. doi:10.2106/jbjs.e.00856. PMID 16651584.
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