Simultaneous Bilateral Flexion-Type Salter-Harris II Fractures of the Proximal Tibia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Potenza2011SimultaneousBF,
  title={Simultaneous Bilateral Flexion-Type Salter-Harris II Fractures of the Proximal Tibia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature},
  author={Vito Potenza and Roberto Caterini and Pierluigi Maglione and Salvatore Bisicchia and Pasquale Farsetti},
  booktitle={The open orthopaedics journal},
  year={2011}
}
A rare case is reported of bilateral physeal lesions of the proximal tibia classified as Salter-Harris type II, which occurred simultaneously after a "flexion type" injury in a 14-year-old boy. Treatment was conservative on the nondisplaced side and surgical, by closed reduction and internal fixation, on the displaced side. There was no previous diagnosis of Osgood-Schlatter disease. After reviewing all the cases described previously, which occurred either consecutively or simultaneously, we… CONTINUE READING

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