Trauma of the Knee

  • Joanna Thomas
  • Claudia Maizen
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)


Paediatric knee injuries differ from their adult counterparts both in terms of mechanism of injury and treatment options. Broadly speaking the injuries can be categorized by the affected bone and whether the fracture is intra-articular.


Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Compartment Syndrome Meniscal Tear Skeletal Maturity 
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© Springer-Verlag London Ltd. 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.T&O SpR Royal London RotationLondonUK
  2. 2.Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma SurgeonThe Royal London and Barts and The London Children’s Hospitals, Barts HealthLondonUK

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