Segond fracture: diagram

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

The diagram illustrates the various structures that may be involved in avulsing part of the lateral tibial plateau creating the characteristic Segond fracture

Case Discussion

Segond fractures occur via tension along a variety of structures to a varying degree. These include: the anterior oblique band of the fibular collateral ligament, the lateral capsular ligament (deep), and posterior fibers of the iliotibial band (ITB). 

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Case information

rID: 37558
Published: 12th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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