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A 25-year-old male runs into a tree while going 45 mph on his motorcycle. He presents to your level 1 trauma hospital with the injuries shown in figures A through C. After closed reduction, which of the following is true with respect to treatment for this patient?
Heterotopic ossification is uncommon
Minifragment screws are sufficient for fracture fixation
Kocher-Langenbeck is the optimal surgical approach for this injury
Fragment excision leads to improved outcomes compared to open reduction and internal fixation
A 2 mm fragment step-off is considered the cut-off for non-surgical management
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Assuming the images represent isolated injuries, which of the following Figures demonstrates a Pipkin II femoral head fracture?