A 15-year-old female, avid soccer and volleyball player, noted progressive onset of right-sided shin pain during her athletic training over the course of several weeks.
Posts Tagged ‘Tibia Fracture’
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.
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.
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.
A 49-year-old male sustained a right-sided open mid-shaft tibia fracture after being struck by a stolen pickup truck while riding his bicycle.
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.