Medial femoral condyle avulsion fracture

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Soccer - minor trauma. Mechanism not given. Decreased range of motion

Patient Data

Age: 24
Gender: Male

Small osseous fragemt adjacent to medial femoral condyl can be avulsion fracture or dystrophic calcification from previous trauma.

There is no cortication of this fragment therefere it is not an old osseous fragment.

Large joint effusion in the context of trauma is likely to be a haemarthrosis.

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Case information

rID: 19460
Published: 12th Sep 2012
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2015
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