Tibial eminence fractures





tibial eminence, avulsion fracture, knee hemarthrosis


A large number of traumatic entities settle in the knee joint, including those caused by avulsion such as those that affect the tibial spine. The structure responsible for the traction of this bone fragment is the anterior cruciate ligament, which in combination with other mechanisms of action in the axial and rotational axis causes this fracture. The degree of complexity is described in four degrees, from least to most severe, which helps to define both conservative and surgical therapeutic behavior. Complications are typical of intra-articular injuries, which can go as far as ankylosis of the joint.


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Álvarez López, A., Valdebenito Aceitón, V., Soto-Carrasco, S. R., & García Lorenzo, Y. de la C. (2024). Tibial eminence fractures. Belize Journal of Medicine, 13(2). https://doi.org/10.61997/bjm.v13i2.420



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