Toddler fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Jumped off the bed and landed awkwardly, twisting his right leg

Patient Data

Gender: Male
X-ray

Undisplaced spiral fracture of the right tibial shaft. 

Case Discussion

This child (our son) jumped off his bed and landed awkwardly, twisting his leg and sustaining a spiral fracture of the tibia: a toddler fracture.

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