Tibial plateau fracture - Schatzker type I

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem

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Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Cleavage fracture of the lateral tibial plateau without depression or involvement of the metaphodiaphysis. Abnormal joint fluid with fat fluid level.

Case Discussion

Findings are consistent with a tibial plateau fractures Schatzker type I with lipohemarthrosis.

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Case information

rID: 63482
Published: 4th Oct 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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