Authors of section

Authors

Raymond White, Matthew Camuso

Executive Editors

Peter Trafton

Open all credits

Simple fracture, oblique

These are simple diaphyseal fractures of the tibia, with an oblique fracture line, located at whatever level of the diaphysis of the tibia.
An oblique fracture line is defined by its inclination equal to or greater than 30º with respect to the perpendicular to the axis of the tibia.
This fracture is classified as an AO/OTA 42A2 fracture.

Simple fracture, oblique
Simple fracture, oblique