Diagnosis

Complete articular fracture, simple articular, simple metaphyseal (AO/OTA 41C1) 

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Complete articular fracture, simple articular, simple metaphyseal (AO/OTA 41C1)

Complete articular fractures with a simple articular and a simple metaphyseal component is classified by the AO/OTA as a 41C1 fracture. It may be intra- or extraarticular depending on whether the fracture line crosses an articular surface or not.

Complete articular fracture, simple articular, simple metaphyseal (AO/OTA 41C1)

X-ray taken from Orozco R et al, (1998) Atlas of Internal Fixation. Used with kind permission.