Cankles is “slang” (and not a medical term) for the part of the leg where the ankle meets the calf without any defining contour of the ankle. It may be due to a large ankle that you are born with or swelling of the ankle. It is quite normal to have big ankles by birth and the condition may be hereditary in some people. Read more: What Are Cankles a Sign Of? Article
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