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Peter V Giannoudis, Hans Christoph Pape, Michael Schütz

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Segmental, intact, distal 1/3 fractures

Intact segmental fractures of the distal diaphyeal-meatphyseal femoral shaft are classified as 32C2(k) fractures.

Multifragmentary segmental fractures result from severe injury to the femur. These fractures normally result from high energy motor vehicle trauma and four-point bending.

(AO/OTA 32C2(k))