A 31-year-old female asked:
is a lateral displaced tibial plataeu the same thing as a crushed knee joint? x-ray's available on profile. thx in adv
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Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Not good: Sorry but I do not know how to see your profile
but what you describe is a reasonably bad fracture of the knee joint with displaced fracture of the outside part of the tibia at the knee
this needs attention of an orthopedic surgeon.
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Last updated Feb 15, 2015
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