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Florian Gebhard, Phil Kregor, Chris Oliver

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Chris Colton

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Partial articular fracture, medial condyle, sagittal fragmentary

Partial articular fractures of the medial condyle in the sagittal plane commonly result from a varus stress, combined with a rotational component.

These fractures are not common. They may be associated with ligamentous injuries to the knee. They are challenging to fix in osteoporotic bone. 

X-ray taken from Orozco R et al, (1998) Atlas of Internal Fixation. Used with kind permission.