Tibial plateau fracture: Schatzker type II

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed

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Trauma.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Cleavage and 3 mm depression of the lateral tibial plateau extending to the intercondylar region. Mild amount of lipohaemarthrosis within the suprapatellar recess.

Case Discussion

 Schatzker type II fractures of the tibial plateau include cleavage and depression of the lateral tibial plateau, with intact medial plateau and no involvement of the diaphysis.

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Case information

rID: 51758
Case created: 6th Mar 2017
Last edited: 12th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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