Trampoline fracture

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Presentation

Knee pain and refusing to weightbear after jumping on trampoline with older sibling.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is a non-displaced, transverse fracture through the proximal metaphysis of the left tibia.

Case Discussion

Fracture pattern and mechanism of injury are both typical for a trampoline fracture.

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Case information

rID: 20622
Case created: 1st Dec 2012
Last edited: 10th Oct 2017
Tag: trauma
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