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Revised AO/OTA classification (Jan 2018)

Introduction

A revision of the AO/OTA Fracture and Dislocation Classification was published in the January 2018 issue of the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma (Compendium and support material). This module is organized according to the 2007 version. Please read through its revised classification (below) before returning to the AO Surgery Reference.

15.1A Proximal (medial) end segment, extraarticular fracture including epiphyseal plate injury

15.1A Proximal (medial) end segment, extraarticular fracture including epiphyseal plate injury

15.1B Proximal (medial) end segment, partial articular fracture

15.1B Proximal (medial) end segment, partial articular fracture

15.1C Proximal (medial) end segment, complete articular fracture

15.1C Proximal (medial) end segment, complete articular fracture

15.2A Diaphyseal, simple fracture

15.2A Diaphyseal, simple fracture

15.2B Diaphyseal, wedge fracture

15.2B Diaphyseal, wedge fracture

15.2C Diaphyseal, multifragmentary

15.2C Diaphyseal, multifragmentary fracture

15.3A Distal (lateral) end segment, extraarticular fracture

15.3A* Distal (lateral) end segment, extraarticular fracture

Qualifications:
a - CC ligament complex intact
b - CC ligament complex, partial disruption
c - CC ligament complex, complete disruption

15.3B Distal (lateral) end segment, partial articular fracture

15.3B* Distal (lateral) end segment, partial articular fracture

Qualifications:
a - CC ligament complex intact
b - CC ligament complex, partial disruption
c - CC ligament complex, complete disruption

15.3C Distal (lateral) end segment, complete articular fracture

15.3C* Distal (lateral) end segment, complete articular fracture

Qualifications:
a - CC ligament complex intact
b - CC ligament complex, partial disruption
c - CC ligament complex, complete disruption

Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker

Authors: Jonas Andermahr, Michael McKee, Diane Nam

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