Tibial fracture

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Pain and unwillingness to weight-bear.

Patient Data

Age: Child
X-ray

Oblique tibial fracture, much easier to see on the frontal projection. 

Case Discussion

Another example of the importance of two views, with the distal tibial fracture being very difficult to see on lateral projection.

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Case information

rID: 7482
Published: 3rd Nov 2009
Last edited: 7th May 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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