Pelvic bucket handle fracture

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Bucket handle fractures of the pelvis are a result of anteroposterior compression energy vectors. It is described as a vertically-orientated fractures through the superior and inferior pubic rami on one side with contralateral sacro-iliac joint disruption/dislocation 1, 2

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rID: 29205
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bucket handle fractures of the pelvis

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