Straddle pelvic fracture

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Background

  • Also known as "Four-pillar" injury
  • Involves fractures of both pubic rami bilaterally
  • Causes a "butterfly segment" containing the pubic symphysis

Clinical Features

  • Often associated with
    • posterior arch injuries
    • genitourinary injuries

Differential Diagnosis

Diagnosis

  • Xray
  • CT better evaluates posterior arch

Management

Disposition

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