Category: Visual Diagnosis
Posted: 11/18/2013 by Haney Mallemat, MD
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48 year-old presents after falling 15 feet following a “misunderstanding” with police. What's the diagnosis? ...and for a bonus question, why is this called a “Lover’s Fracture”?
Answer to Bonus Question: Historically called a “Lover’s Fracture” for “lovers” jumping out of bedroom windows (to evade suspicious spouses) who then land directly on their feet.
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