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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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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
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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