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1Principles

Segond fracture

Avulsion of the lateral collateral ligament from the distal femur with a small piece of bone is known as the “Segond” fracture. “Segond” fractures may accompany serious injuries to the knee. There may be peroneal nerve, or menisceal, injuries.

Similar principles apply to the fracture treatment on both the lateral and medial side of the distal femur. In the following we will show the medial avulsion injury.