Tibial plateau fracture

Case contributed by Dr Thong Le

Presentation

Right knee hit by car.

Patient Data

Age: 67
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Fracture line seen extending from tibial plateau to proximal tibial metaphysis. Associated lipohaemarthrosis seen on lateral view.

Case Discussion

Lipohaemarthrosis almost always indicates an intra-aritcular fracture. 

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Case Information

rID: 44613
Case created: 28th Apr 2016
Last edited: 29th Apr 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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