Toddler's fracture

Case contributed by 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 recognize that the distal fracture line enters the physis.

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