Malgaigne fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

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Fall of height

X-ray

Fracture of the left superior and inferior pubic rami and the rlrft sacral ala. The pubic symphysis remains normally aligned. 

Case Discussion

A Malgaigne fracture is a vertical shear pelvic fracture where the sacroiliac joint is involved and there is fracture of the pubic rami.

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Case information

rID: 53782
Case created: 6th Jun 2017
Last edited: 6th Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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