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Toddler fracture

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Young child no longer weight bearing.

Patient Data

Age: Toddler
X-ray

Two x-rays of the leg demonstrate a very subtle undisplaced spiral fracture of the tibia, characteristic of a toddler fracture

Annotated image

Zoomed view of lateral projection demonstrates a very subtle (see arrow) undisplaced spiral fracture of the tibia, characteristic of a toddler fracture

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Case information

rID: 10401
Published: 11th Aug 2010
Last edited: 18th Dec 2019
Tag: tibia
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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