Posts Tagged ‘Tibia Fracture’

Stress fractures

A 20-year-old competitive track and field athlete at the collegiate level presented to us following an 18-month history of insidious onset of right-sided shin pain.

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External Fixation in Fracture Treatment

A 34-year-old member of the New York Fire Department (NYFD) was fighting a fire on the 4th floor of an apartment building. His fire unit was rapidly overcome by the spreading blaze and had no little choice but to jump from the building.

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Distal tibia (pilon) fractures

A 42-year-old male slipped and fell approximately 14 feet while working on a ladder onto his right lower extremity.

He was taken to our Emergency Department and radiographs revealed a right-sided displaced distal tibial pilon fracture with extensive articular comminution and associated displaced fibula fracture with significant soft tissue swelling.

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Complex fractures

A 17-year-old male driver of an automobile was involved in a head-on collision with a tractor trailer. After being trapped inside the vehicle for approximately one hour, he was extricated and flown to a local trauma center along with the other passengers who sustained injuries of a lesser severity.

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