Treatment of tibial tubercle fractures in adolescents produce good clinical and radiographic results, regardless of the type of fracture. There is a tendency of fractures with intraarticular involvement or a posterior metaphyseal component to have high complication rates and associated injuries, which may warrant advanced imaging or arthroscopic evaluation. Complications appear to be more common than expected but without a significant effect on final outcome.
- compartment syndrome
- painful hardware
- tibial tubercle fractures
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine