[A case of fatigue fracture at the border between tibial head and shaft after removal of a small corticocancellous graft (author's transl)]

Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb. 1976 Feb;114(1):125-9.
[Article in German]


Report on a case. Causes were: 1. faulty technique of removing graft. 2. Osteoporosis due to immobilisation in plaster after several previous operations. 3. functional overloading with mechanical after-treatment. The need for a proper technique of removing the graft - particularly for the operation after Maquet - is once more emphasized.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Fractures, Spontaneous / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Osteoporosis / complications
  • Physical Therapy Modalities
  • Postoperative Complications*
  • Tibia / surgery
  • Tibial Fractures / etiology*