Malgaigne fracture

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy

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Motor vehicle accident

Patient Data

Gender: Male
X-ray

Both the superior and inferior pubic rami are fractured, there is widening of the right sacroiliac joint as well as a right iliac wing fracture. The cephalad displacement of the hemipelvis is indicative of a vertical shear injury (Malgaigne fracture). 

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Case information

rID: 47159
Case created: 2nd Aug 2016
Last edited: 2nd Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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