4.In fracture of femur popliteal artery is common damaged by -
- Proximal fragment
- Distal fragment (Ans)
- Muscle haematoma
- Tissue swelling
In distal third shaft fracture or supracondylar femur fracture, the distal fragment is tilted backward due to strong gastrocnemius pull. This posteriorly tilted distal fragment can cause popliteal artery injury.