Pylon fractures of the ankle: a distinct clinical and radiologic entity.

@article{Mainwaring1988PylonFO,
  title={Pylon fractures of the ankle: a distinct clinical and radiologic entity.},
  author={B L Mainwaring and Richard H. Daffner and Barry L. Riemer},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={168 1},
  pages={215-8}
}
Pylon fractures are a distinct clinical and radiologic entity that should not be confused with trimalleolar fractures. Radiographic and clinical comparison of 20 surgically documented pylon and ten trimalleolar fractures revealed four major features of pylon fractures distinguishing them from trimalleolar fractures: (a) the presence of profound distal… CONTINUE READING