Pubic Ramus Fracture

- Discussion:
      - note potential for bleeding: (corona mortis)
               - references:
                       - Stable fracture of the pubic rami: a rare cause of life-threatening bleeding from the inferior epigastric artery managed with transcatheter embolization
                       - Life-threatening bleeding from the pubic branch of the inferior epigastric artery after pubic ramus fracture
                       - Corona Mortis Artery Avulsion Due to a Stable Pubic Ramus Fracture
                       - Fatal haemorrhage following a low-energy fracture of the pubic ramus
      - parathyroid hormore deficiency in elderly
                       - Parathyroid Hormone 1-84 Accelerates Fracture-Healing in Pubic Bones of Elderly Osteoporotic Women

      - association with LC-1 injuries
               - sacral fracture
               - ref: Detection of posterior pelvic injuries in fractures of the pubic rami.

Fractures of the pubic rami. Epidemiology and five-year survival

Displaced inferior ramus fractures as a marker of posterior pelvic injury

Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, February 13, 2015 12:12 pm