Pipkin fracture - type IV

Discussion:

Classification of Pipkin fractures

  •  type  I:     femoral head fracture distal to the fovea centralis
  •  type  II:     fracture proximal to the fovea centralis
  •  type III:     type I or II fracture associated with femoral neck fracture
  •  type IV:     type I or II fracture associated with acetabular-rim fracture

    

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