Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 22:43:25 +1000

Subject: Acetabular (distal ant column) Fx

Dear Group,

Would anyone recommend operative treatment for this Distal Anterior Column fracture?

Female, 18 years old, no other injury.


Dr. Warren Seager
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia.

Reply at: Orthopaedic Trauma Association forum

Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 11:02:18 -0700

From: Chip Routt


It would be nice to know the plain radiographic and CT appearance of the symphysis and posterior ring.



M.L. Chip Routt, Jr.,M.D.
Professor-Orthopedic Surgery
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA 98104-2499