Tillaux fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jörgen Strömberg


Trauma during soccer game, exact mechanism unknown.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male

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
Published: 9th Jun 2015
Last edited: 21st Sep 2017
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