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Young Burgess System



- Discussion:
    - w/ Young-Burgess system, stability or lack of stability can be judged fracture pattern, direction of the force of injury, and by knowledge of pelvic ligamentous anatomy;
    - in Lateral Compression frx, force of injury is from side & is assoc w/ horizontally oriented pubic frx;
    - Lateral Compression Classification:
         - LC-I
         - LC-II
         - LC-III
    - Anterior Posterior Compression Frx:
         - APC I
         - APC II
         - APC III