Segond fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Pain and swelling following a recent sports injury.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Small curvilinear bone fragment adjacent to the lateral aspect of the tibial plateau.


Large joint effusion with lipohemarthrosis. 

Case Discussion

Segond fracture is an avulsion fracture of the knee that involves the lateral aspect of the tibial plateau.  It is highly associated with anterior cruciate ligament injuries.

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Case information

rID: 45932
Published: 14th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: rapids
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