Tibial spiral fracture

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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5 year old not weight bearing following a fall.

Patient Data

Age: 5
Modality: X-ray

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Case Discussion

AP and lateral views of the leg demonstrate a spiral fracture of the tibia. Note how difficult it is to see on AP projection: this is a good demonstration of why two views are required. 

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Case Information

rID: 10344
Case created: 8th Aug 2010
Last edited: 12th Jul 2016
Tags: tibia, rapids
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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