fracture (condylar, femur)

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There may be fractures of one or both condyles. There is the formation of haemarthrosis and the there is a doughy swelling of the knee.

This condition requires prompt aspiration of the haemarthrosis. Treatment may be by closed or open reduction.

Complications include stiffness of the knee joint and osteoarthritis.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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