Tillaux fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jörgen Strömberg

Presentation

Trauma during soccer game, exact mechanism unknown.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Fracture through the tibial epiphysis and growth plate (Salter Harris III), with avulsed lateral portion of the epiphysis. Virtually no dislocation. The fracture is best appreciated in the coronal series.

Case Discussion

Trauma during soccer game.

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Case Information

rID: 37458
Case created: 9th Jun 2015
Last edited: 23rd Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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