Bilateral Tibial Tubercle Sleeve Fractures in a Skeletally Immature Patient

@inproceedings{Desai2013BilateralTT,
  title={Bilateral Tibial Tubercle Sleeve Fractures in a Skeletally Immature Patient},
  author={Rasesh R. Desai and Shital N. Parikh},
  booktitle={Case reports in orthopedics},
  year={2013}
}
Tibial tubercle sleeve fracture is a rare injury. In concept, it is similar to the patellar sleeve fracture in a skeletally immature patient. We describe a unique case of simultaneous bilateral tibial tubercle sleeve fractures in a 12-year-old boy. Radiographs and MRI confirmed the injury. The patient underwent open surgical repair of bilateral sleeve fractures with suture anchor fixation. At the final followup, 3 years after his initial injury, the patient demonstrated full knee function… CONTINUE READING
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