Tibial disarticulation

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

Amputation stump pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

The tibia is absent in keeping with prior knee disarticulation. The patella is high, as expected. No signs of osteomyelitis. Diffuse osteopenia likely reflects disuse. Surgical clips are noted.

Case Discussion

Nice example of a disarticulation.

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Case information

rID: 57662
Published: 5th Jan 2018
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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