Treatment of an open distal tibia fracture with segmental bone loss in combination with a closed proximal tibia fracture: a case report

@article{Park2012TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of an open distal tibia fracture with segmental bone loss in combination with a closed proximal tibia fracture: a case report},
  author={Jin Ny Park and Kyu Hyun Yang},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={132},
  pages={1121-1124}
}
The treatment of open distal tibia fractures remains challenging, particularly when the fracture is infected and involves segmental bone loss. We report the case of a 38-year-old man who sustained an open distal tibiofibular fracture with segmental bone loss and a closed proximal tibial fracture. The fractures were initially fixed with a temporary external… CONTINUE READING