Segond fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Trauma 1 month ago.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Bone fragment above the fibula head and lateral to the tibia. 

Case Discussion

This injury is known as a Segond fracture, which is a relatively common avulsion fracture of the knee, and is often associated with anterior cruciate ligament tears. 

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Case information

rID: 20287
Published: 10th Nov 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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