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Gosselin Fracture

Gosselin fracture
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 S82.3
AO 43-B1


The Gosselin fracture is a V-shaped fracture of the distal tibia which extends into the ankle joint and fractures the tibial plafond into anterior and posterior fragments.[1]

The fracture was described by Leon Athanese Gosselin, chief of surgery at the Hôpital de la Charité in Paris.[2]

References

  1. ^ Hunter, Tim B; Leonard F Peltier; Pamela J Lund (May 2000). "Musculoskeletal Eponyms: Who Are Those Guys?". RadioGraphics 20 (3): 819–836.  
  2. ^ Gosselin LA, Stimson LA. translated in Clinical lectures on surgery. Philadelphia, Pa. Lea, 1878.
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