Intramedullary nail fixation for tibial and fibular fractures

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

h/o trauma 1 week back; operated for lower leg fractures.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Xray findings:

  • mid-shaft fractures of tibia and fibula of left leg 
  • internal fixation with flexible intramedullary nails

Case Discussion

Post- operative X-ray of intramedullary nail fixation for tibial and fibular fractures:

  • x-ray is taken to check for alignment of bones
  • and also to check position of nail
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Case information

rID: 28767
Case created: 11th Apr 2014
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
Tag: shetty
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