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Tibial Spine Fracture Orthoteers

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Description: Common in 8-14 years
Anterior tibial spine is the distal attachment of ACL
Tibial spine is cartilaginous in children
Offers less resistance than the ligament
Tensile stress leads to failure through the cancellous bone under the tibial spine
Posterior tibial spine injuries are rare and occurs in skeletally mature

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Language: English

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Added: Sun Nov 15 2009
Last Modified: Sun Jul 04 2010