Bilateral floating knee: a rare case report with review of literature
Keywords:Floating knee, Trauma, Damage control orthopaedics
Floating knee injuries are commonly seen nowadays due to increase in road traffic accidents. However, bilateral presentation of floating knee is a rare injury and challenging to orthopaedicians for a good functional outcome. We hereby present a rare case of bilateral floating knee injury in a 45 year old male treated with open reduction and internal fixation in a staged procedure. Functional assessment was done using modified Karlstrom-Olerud criteria which showed excellent outcome. Union was achieved in approximately 7 months. Decreased knee movements over left side as compared to right side was only complication seen.
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