Tibial metadiaphyseal fracture - trampoline fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Injured on trampoline.

Patient Data

Age: 2
Gender: Male


Acute fracture of the left proximal tibial metadiaphysis with minimal posterior displacement. 

Case Discussion

Proximal tibial metadiaphysis fracture in a two year old. Fracture at this location is so typically associated with trampoline jumping that it has been actually been named the trampoline fracture.   

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Case information

rID: 36502
Case created: 26th Apr 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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