Lateral tibial plateau fracture

Case contributed by Dr Derek Smith

Presentation

Adduction injury to left knee. Pain mobilizing. Tender along lateral joint.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Large lipohemarthrosis.

Minimally displaced lateral tibial plateau fracture.

Background degenerative chrondrocalcinosis.

Case Discussion

A nice example of lipohemarthrosis.

This case was managed conservatively.

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Case information

rID: 67688
Published: 19th Apr 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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