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Hoffa Fracture of the Distal Femoral Condyle

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

The Hoffa fracture is rare and was named for Albert Hoffa (not Jimmy). It is caused when axial compression to the knee is transmitted through the tibial plateau to one or both femoral condyles.

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