Stieda fracture

Stieda fractures refer to a bony avulsion injury of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) at the medial femoral condyle. When it fails to unite, it is known as a Pellegrini Stieda lesion.

It should not be confused with a Stieda process fracture of the talus.

Knee pathology

The knee is a complex synovial joint that can be affected by a range of pathologies:

Article information

rID: 26300
Section: Approach
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Stieda fractures
  • Stieda's fracture

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