Avulsion fracture - AP

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Avulsion fracture - AP

  • Avulsion injury may occur at the insertion point of any ligament around the knee
  • This is an avulsion injury of the ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) which attaches adjacent to the tibial spines of the intercondylar eminence

Fibular head fracture - AP

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Fibular head fracture - AP

  • Fractures of the fibular head are often subtle
  • If a fracture of the proximal fibula is seen then consider the possibility of a Maisonneuve injury - a proximal fibula fracture with associated fracture or ligament injury of the medial ankle