Classification Description Notes
Type 1a Anterior rim
Type 1b Posterior rim
Type 2 Transverse  to lateral margin
Type 3 Transverse to superior margin
Type 4 Transverse to medial margin
Type 5a Transverse lateromedial
Type 5b Transverse superomedial
Type 5c Transverse superomediolateral
Type 6 Comminuted crush Usually irreparable




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