Medicine:Haruguchi classification

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Short description: Method to classify an ankle fracture

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. "Pathoanatomy of posterior malleolar fractures of the ankle". J Bone Joint Surg Am 88 (5): 1085–92. 2006. doi:10.2106/jbjs.e.00856. PMID 16651584.