Segond fracture

Case contributed by Craig Hacking


Twisting sports injury.

Patient Data

Age: Teenager
Gender: Male

Small avulsion fracture at the lateral aspect of the lateral tibial plateau, in keeping with a Segond fracture. Possible deep sulcus terminalis sign of the lateral femoral condyle. Large joint effusion.

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have an MRI (report reviewed, images not available) which confirmed an ACL tear and mild lateral femoral condyle subchondral edema. The patient returned to sport after ACL reconstruction and physical rehab.

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