Tibial plataeu fracture of amputation

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Slipped onto amputation. Swollen.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Long-standing surgical amputation through the proximal tibial and fibular metaphyses.

Undisplaced fracture of the lateral tibial plateau extending into the intercondylar eminence.

Lipohemarthrosis.

Case Discussion

A pretty uncommon presentation of a tibial plateau fracture.

The patient fell directly onto the amputation stump resulting in this fracture.

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Case information

rID: 78999
Published: 10th Jul 2020
Last edited: 11th Jul 2020
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