Pelvic fracture diagrams

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

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Modality: Diagram

The various patterns of pelvic fracture are depicted according to severity based on mechanism.  The red arrow indicates the direction of force at the time of injury. 

Modality: Diagram

Various patterns and grades of lateral compression mechanism pelvic fractures are depicted.  The red arrow indicates the direction of force at the time of injury. 

Modality: Diagram

Various patterns and grades of AP compression mechanism pelvic fractures are depicted.  The red arrow indicates the direction of force at the time of injury. 

Modality: Diagram

Typical appearance of a vertical shear  type pelvic injury (Malgaigne fracture).  The red arrow indicates the direction of force at the time of injury. 

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These illustrations were created live at #smaccUS 2015. 

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rID: 37824
Case created: 23rd Jun 2015
Last edited: 18th May 2016
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