Malgaigne Fracture | Eponymous Fractures - MedSchool
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Eponymous Fractures
 

Malgaigne Fracture

 
 

Overview

    • Look For

      Pelvic disruption with fracture-dislocation both anteriorly and posteriorly, resulting in a ‘floating' acetabulum.
    • Anteriorly - superior & inferior pubic rami, or pubic symphysis
    • Posteriorly - sacroiliac joint, ilium or sacrum
    • Mechanism

    • High-energy pelvic trauma.
Last updated on February 7th, 2020
 
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