Arthroscopy-assisted treatment of Hoffa fracture associated with ipsilateral femoral shaft, tibial eminence and Malgaigne fractures


Akan K., Akgun U. , Poyanli O., Unay K.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, cilt.48, ss.602-606, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 48 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3944/aott.2014.2786
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.602-606

Özet

Hoffa fracture associated with ipsilateral femoral shaft fractures is a rare clinical entity. We present a previously unreported multi-trauma case with a unique fracture combination of ipsilateral Hoffa, tibial eminence, femoral shaft and Malgaigne fractures. The Malgaigne fracture was treated non-operatively while the other three fractures were operated with arthroscopic and assisted techniques. Despite the use of minimally invasive techniques, the patient experienced postoperative soft tissue problems. In follow-up, all fractures healed with a good functional outcome. The application of a minimally invasive technique in such a high-energy trauma is crucial for prevention of soft tissue complications.