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  • Reduce.
  • For those over 45 years: Immobilize in long plaster cast for 4 weeks.
  • No weight bearing until 10 weeks
  • For those above 45 years use a long plaster with crutches. Convert to walking plaster for 8-10 weeks if crutches cannot be used.
  • For those below 45 years use internal fixation with transverse screw and bolt after surgical exposure. Then immobilize for 4 weeks and then mobilize knee.
Unstable : Spiral
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