Osteoporosis.  2014 Aug;12(2):67-70. 10.0000/ost.2014.12.2.67.

Isolated Posterior Malleolar Fracture of Ankle Occurring with Total Knee Arthroplasty in Severe Osteoporotic Patient

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  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Konyang University, Daejeon, Korea. ajouos@hanmail.net

Abstract

There are numerous reports of fractures associated with total knee arthroplasty. But, to our knowledge, isolated posterior malleolus fracture associated with TKR has not previously been reported. Here, we report a case of isolated posterior malleolar fracture that occurred with total knee arthroplasty. The patient was informed that data concerning the case would be submitted for publication.

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Osteoporosis; Total knee arthroplasty; Posterior malleolar fracture
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