What are the signs and symptoms of an ankle sprain?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Craig C Young, MD; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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Signs and symptoms of an ankle sprain include the following:

  • Pain/tenderness

  • Swelling and/or bruising

  • Cold foot or paresthesia (possible neurovascular compromise) [1]

  • Muscle spasm

See Clinical Presentation for more detail.

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