Tibial Plateau Fractures
. . Classified as Type I – VI ( ascending order of severity ).
Type I…..lateral tibial condyle fracture, without depression
Type II….lateral tibial condyle fracture, with depression
Type III…compression fracture of lateral plateau
Type IV…medial tibial plateau fracture
Type V….bicondylar tibial plateau fracture
Type VI…bicondylar fracture with subcondylar fracture with separation of metaphysis from shaft
Illustration 95 Schatzker Classification
For the sake of completion I want to mention a common finding of the patella and make you aware that it is a congenital and usually asymptomatic incidental finding.
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