Tibial plateau fracture: Schatzker type VI

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed


Motorcycle accident

Patient Data

Age: 32 years
Gender: Male

Fracture of the medial and lateral tibial plateau with extension into the metapho-diaphysis.

Mild amount of Lipohaemarthrosis.

Abnormal oedema of the soft tissue of the left leg if compared to the right side.

Case Discussion

Schatzker VI is fracture through the metadiaphysis of the tibia Schatzker classification.


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Case information

rID: 48762
Case created: 22nd Oct 2016
Last edited: 17th Feb 2017
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