Tibial plateau fracture and lipohaemarthrosis

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland
Modality: X-ray

Lateral tibial plateau fracture with lipohaemarthrosis on the lateral projection. 

Case Discussion

A lipohaemarthrosis is indicative of an intra-articular fracture. Depression and sclerosis of the lateral tibial plateau consistent with tibial plateau fracture.

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Case Information

rID: 19162
Case created: 12th Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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