Judet and Letournel classification for acetabular fractures

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Judet and Letournel classification for acetabular fractures

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Judet-Letournel acetabular fractures classification

Elementary: The five elementary patterns are the following:    

  1. Posterior wall fracture
  2. Posterior column fracture
  3. Transverse fracture
  4. Anterior column fracture
  5. Anterior wall fracture

Associated: The five associated patterns are combinations of the simple patterns:   

  1. Posterior column + posterior wall fractures
  2. Transverse +  posterior wall fractures    
  3. T-shaped  fracture
  4. Anterior wall/column + posterior hemitransverse fracture   
  5. Both-column fracture
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rID: 46833
Case created: 19th Jul 2016
Last edited: 21st Jul 2016
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