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FRACTURE OF ANKYLOSED EXTREMITIES.

EPSTEIN, SIGMUND
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: April 1936
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The completely welded, eburnated articulation of two long bones of the extremities, known as true ankylosis, is a mass of bone of great strength. If such bone is subjected to sufficient violence, fracture will result through an adjacent thinner juxta-articular segment.

(C) 1936 All Rights Reserved.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

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