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Case of the Day
Pathological neck of femur fracture
Contributed by Kayleigh Louise Wood
Atraumatic hip pain in a patient with history of lung cancer diagnosed around 3 months previously.
Presentation XR Pelvis and Right Hip confirms pathological right neck of femur fracture and multiple focal lucencies within the bony pelvis.
MRI pelvis from 2 months prior shows widespread bony metastatic deposits, including full…
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