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Tibial tuberosity fracture in an elderly gentleman: an unusual injury pattern

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Emma Brown, Mohammad Taaha Sohail, Jonathan David West, Benjamin Davies, Georgios Mamarelis, Mohammad Zain Sohail

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Avulsion fracture of the tibial tuberosity is an infrequent injury in adolescents and an extremely rare occurrence in adults. We describe the case of an 86-year-old gentleman presenting after a fall, sustaining injury to the left knee. Radiographs of the left knee showed avulsion fracture of the tibial tuberosity. The purpose of this study was to present a rare case of tibial tuberosity avulsion fracture in an adult, the treatment performed, and the challenges faced. The case is discussed with the review of the literature.
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Original languageEnglish
Article number8650927
Number of pages5
JournalCase Reports in Orthopedics
Volume2020
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Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2020

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