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Pelvic open book fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bita Abbasi


Motor vehicle accident

Patient Data:

Age: 20
Gender: Male
Race: Middle eastern
Modality: CT

Bilateral sacroiliac joint is seen.

Diastasis of symphisis pubis is seen

Case Discussion:

Open book fracture of pelvis is the result of antro-posterior compression injury to the pelvis. This fracture consists of symphisis pubis diastasis or fracture of pubic rami, and disruption of the sacroiliac joints.

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