Avulsion fracture of lateral collateral ligament femoral attachment

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking



Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Male

External fixator screw noted in the proximal tibial shaft.

Undisplaced avulsion fracture of the lateral femoral epicondyle at the expected location of the proximal attachment of the lateral collateral ligament.

Knee joint effusion noted.

Fragmentation at the tibial tuberosity is likely long-standing and related to previous Osgood-Schlatter's disease.

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Case information

rID: 35179
Published: 29th Apr 2015
Last edited: 11th Aug 2017
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