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Lateral tibial plateau fracture

Case contributed by Derek Smith
Diagnosis certain


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

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

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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