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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 58-60

Bilateral floating knee treated by intramedullary nailing on orthopedic table: A case report with review of literature


1 Department of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery Hospital IBN SINA, Rabat, Morocco
2 Department of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery Hospital IBN SINA, Rabat, Morocco; Laboratory of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine Rabat, University Med V Rabat, Rabat, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
Omar Lazrek
Department of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery Hospital IBN SINA, km7 route meekness, villa oumnia, salé, Rabat.
Morocco
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijors.ijors_7_18

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Floating knee is a lesion entity first described in 1975 by Blake and McBride. Bilateral involvement is exceptional. It occurs for high-energy trauma and is usually accompanied by other potentially life-threatening lesions. Our patient presented a trauma of lower limbs following a motorcycle accident. The clinically evoked diagnosis was confirmed after standard radiological assessment.


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