Tibial plateau fracture: Schatzker type I
Right knee trauma.
CT Right knee
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Coronal CT image shows no depression (> 4.0mm) of the tibial plateau, a finding consistent with a type I fracture. Split fracture of the lateral tibial plateau
A Schatzker type I fracture is a wedge-shaped pure cleavage fracture of the lateral tibial plateau (less than 4 mm of depression or displacement).
These fractures represent up to a quarter of all tibial plateau fractures and are more frequent in elderly patients due to osteopenia.