Intra-articular fractures of the distal tibia: the pilon fracture.


Forty-two patients with pilon fractures were followed 24 to 96 (mean, 53) months post-fracture. Fractures were classified as Type I (26%), Type II (29%), or Type III (45%) as defined by Ruedi and Allgower. Type I fractures were usually torsional in nature whereas Type II and III injures were usually the result of a fall from a height or motor vehicle… (More)


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@article{Bourne1983IntraarticularFO, title={Intra-articular fractures of the distal tibia: the pilon fracture.}, author={Robert B. Bourne and Cecil H Rorabeck and Jennifer J. Macnab}, journal={The Journal of trauma}, year={1983}, volume={23 7}, pages={591-6} }