This fracture can be easily missed with ordinary X-ray views. It is important to bring the broken fragments together surgically and fix them in place with screws.
Type of injury for a Hoffa fracture
This kind of fracture is rare and usually associated with high impact trauma like a motor vehicle accident or a fall from a height.
Hoffa Fracture of the Femoral Condyle. Mak W, Hunter J and Escobedo E.1. Radiol Case Rep. 2008; 3(4): 231.
The Hoffa fracture: Coronal fracture of the femoral condyle a review of literature. Patel PB, Tejwani NC. J Orthop. 2018 May 7;15(2):726-731.
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