Difference between revisions of "Straddle pelvic fracture"
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- Also known as "Four-pillar" injury
- Involves fractures of both pubic rami bilaterally
- Causes a "butterfly segment" containing the pubic symphysis
- Often associated with
- posterior arch injuries
- genitourinary injuries
- CT better evaluates posterior arch
- Orthopedic surgery
- Rosen's Emergency Medicine. Philadelphia, PA. 2014.