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Malgaigne Fracture

Malgaigne Fracture

  • Articular or para-articular fracture of the sacroiliac joint and ipsilateral ischiopubic rami.
  • Due to the location of the fractures involved, a Malgaigne fracture renders the pelvis unstable.
  • A Malgaigne fracture can often be recognized clinically as shortening of the ipsilateral lower extremity. Radiographic diagnosis can be made from an AP view of the pelvis.
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