Knee Fractures

Seth Probert, Aditya Raghunandan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In this chapter, knee fractures are discussed. The basics of fractures are reviewed and then the common and less common fractures that occur in the knee are reviewed. For each fracture, an overview of the fracture is provided followed by a discussion of its clinical presentation, diagnostic studies, treatment and return to activities guidelines. Understanding the types of fractures that occur in the knee, as well as their evaluation and management is important in anyone taking care of patients with knee pathologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Case-Based Approach to Knee Pain
Subtitle of host publicationa Pocket Guide to Pathology, Diagnosis and Management
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9783031153563
ISBN (Print)9783031153556
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022


  • Compartment syndrome
  • Fibula
  • Fracture
  • Knee pain
  • Stress fracture
  • Tibial plateau
  • Tibial shaft

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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