Medial tibial plateau fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Fall. Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Medial tibial plateau fracture. Alignment is within normal limits.

Modality: CT

Medial tibial plateau fracture with minimal depression. Background of degenerative change most severe at the lateral tibiofemoral compartment. The bones are osteopaenic. Small joint effusion.

Case Discussion

Tibial plateau fractures are usually the result of high energy trauma, although in the elderly they can be from much lower energy injuries. 

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Case Information

rID: 47279
Case created: 9th Aug 2016
Last edited: 10th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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