Gosselin fracture

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Gosselin fracture
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 S82.3
AO 43-B1


See also: Pilon fracture

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[edit]

  1. ^ Hunter, Tim B; Leonard F Peltier; Pamela J Lund (May 2000). "Musculoskeletal Eponyms: Who Are Those Guys?". RadioGraphics 20 (3): 819–836. doi:10.1148/radiographics.20.3.g00ma20819. PMID 10835130. Retrieved 2009-10-17. 
  2. ^ Gosselin LA, Stimson LA. translated in Clinical lectures on surgery. Philadelphia, Pa. Lea, 1878.