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Pilon Fracture

  • Seth W. O’Donnell
  • Brad D. Blankenhorn
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Abstract

Pilon fractures are high energy, axial loading injuries to the ankle joint. Soft tissues must be considered when determining a treatment plan and restoration of length and alignment is vital.

Keywords

Plafond Pilon Tibio-talar fractures Ankle trauma 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Seth W. O’Donnell
    • 1
  • Brad D. Blankenhorn
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryWarren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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