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Matthias Hansen, Rodrigo Pesantez

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Extraarticular fracture, avulsion of tibial spine

This subgroup describes the avulsion of tibial spine, either anterior or posterior.

This intraarticular avulsion fracture is most often seen in the younger patient.

This fracture is classified by the AO/OTA as a 41A1.3 fracture.

Tibial spine (AO/OTA 41A1.3)
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Tibial spine (AO/OTA 41A1.3)