Pelvic fracture

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy


Fall from considerable height onto feet

Patient Data

Age: 30

Comminuted intertrochanteric fracture of the left proximal femur, bilateral comminuted fractures of the pubic rami, and a vertical fracture of left ilium paralleling the left sacroiliac joint which is superiorly displaced, implying a vertical shearing injury (Malgaigne fracture)

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Case information

rID: 47048
Case created: 29th Jul 2016
Last edited: 30th Jul 2016
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