Nuno Vieira da Silva*, Susana Neto, Marta Cerqueira, Francisco Bernardes, Diogo Soares and Fernando Silva
Orthopaedics Department, Centro Hospitalar do Tâmega e Sousa, Penafiel, Portugal
*Corresponding Author: Nuno Vieira da Silva, Orthopaedics Department, Centro Hospitalar do Tâmega e Sousa, Penafiel, Portugal.
Received: October 20, 2022; Published: November 13, 2022
Pediatric ankle fractures are the second most common physeal injuries, accounting for almost 40% of all physeal injuries and for 5% of all pediatric fractures . High-energy suprasyndesmotic fractures are associated with hard complications . Although the surgical planning being not based only on the fracture pattern alone, it is mandatory to know the different fracture classifications and its mechanism influence on the treatment.
Keywords: Physeal Fracture; Ankle; Distal Tibia; Fracture Pattern; Salter-Harris; Ogden; Dias and Tachdjian
Citation: Nuno Vieira da Silva., et al. “Complex Physeal Fracture of the Distal Tibia - Description of a New Fracture Pattern”. Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.12 (2022): 142-144.
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