Basicervical femoral neck fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

67 year old lady fell down at home.

Patient Data

Age: 67
Gender: Female
X-ray

Left basi-cervical femoral neck fracture.

Case Discussion

There are two groups of femoral neck fractures:

  • intracapsular femoral neck fractures: subcapital, transcervical and basi-cervical
  • extracapsular peri-trochanteric fractures: intertrochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures
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Case information

rID: 46156
Case created: 23rd Jun 2016
Last edited: 23rd Jun 2016
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