Toddler's fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Jumped off sofa. Not weight-bearing.

Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Minimally displaced spiral tibial fracture - a Toddler's fracture. There is extension of the distal fracture line into the physis.

Case Discussion

This is a Toddler fracture - however, it's important to recognise that the distal fracture line enters the physis.

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Case information

rID: 23981
Case created: 22nd Jul 2013
Last edited: 23rd Oct 2015
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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