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Epidemiology and Pathological Anatomy

  • V. Caiaffa
  • D. De Vita
  • M. Di Viesto
  • G. SolarinoJr.

Abstract

With the growing number of road traffic accidents and high-energy trauma events over recent years, traumatology departments have seen an increasing incidence of complex bone injuries with comminuted fractures and extensive soft tissue damage; these include fractures of the distal tibial metaphysis, more commonly known as “tibial pilon” fractures.

Keywords

Articular Surface Distal Tibia Road Traffic Accident Pathological Anatomy Distal Metaphysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Caiaffa
    • 1
  • D. De Vita
    • 1
  • M. Di Viesto
    • 1
  • G. SolarinoJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica OrtopedicaUniversità degli Studi di BariItaly

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