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Table 2 Musculoskeletal injuries sustained by patients treated at UC San Diego after crossing the border between the USA and Mexico from 2013 to 2019

From: Musculoskeletal injuries sustained at the California, USA: Baja California, Mexico border

Injury n (%)
Fracture
Spine
Pilon
Calc
Ankle
Talus
Foot
Pelvis
Plateau
Tibia
Hand
Distal radius
Humerus
Fingertip amputation
Forearm
Patella
Hip
Femur
Scapula
Clavicle
Fibula
42 (16.9)
36 (13.5)
25 (10.0)
18 (7.2)
16 (6.4)
11 (4.4)
11 (4.4)
11 (4.4)
11 (4.4)
8 (3.2)
7 (2.8)
6 (2.4)
5 (2.0)
5 (2.0)
5 (2.0)
4 (1.6)
3 (1.2)
3 (1.2)
2 (0.8)
1 (0.4)
Soft tissue injury
Laceration
Tendon
Traumatic Arthrotomy
Compartment Syndrome
Nerve
Sprain
6 (2.4)
6 (2.4)
2 (0.8)
2 (0.8)
1 (0.4)
1 (0.4)
Total 248