Tibial eminence fractures reviewed in JAAOS

By Terry Stanton

Tibial eminence fractures are most commonly seen in children and adolescents aged 8 to 14 years. The injury is typically incurred in sports play or in mishaps such as falls from a bicycle or vehicle accidents. Any mechanism, especially a pivoting or twisting force, that can cause an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury may result in a tibial eminence fracture.

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