Malgaigne fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Fall of height


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
Published: 6th Jun 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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