Avulsion fractures of the lateral tibial condyle in children.

@article{Sferopoulos2006AvulsionFO,
  title={Avulsion fractures of the lateral tibial condyle in children.},
  author={Nikolaos K. Sferopoulos and Dimitrios Rafailidis and Stavros Traios and John E. Christoforides},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2006},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={57-60}
}
Avulsion fractures of the lateral tibial condyle are very rare in children and adolescents. Seven patients were treated between 1986 and 2000. They were all involved in sporting activities and an acute contraction of the fibres of the iliotibial band was considered to be their common pathogenetic factor. A subdivision in two types of avulsion fractures according to the anatomic location of the lesion was used. The Segond fracture, a small vertical avulsion fracture involving the midportion of… CONTINUE READING

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