Osteochondral Fracture of the Distal Lateral Femoral Condyle: A Report of Two Cases

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Osteochondral fractures of the lateral femoral condyle are uncommon injuries. These fractures often are misdiagnosed, and the majority of the cases reported have been managed with surgical excision. We present 2 cases of osteochondral fractures of the lateral femoral condyle. Both patients were treated with open reduction internal fixation of their fractures. A lateral approach to the posterolateral aspect of the distal femur is described.

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