Bilateral simultaneous femoral neck fractures
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A known patient with a seizure disorder had a generalized tonic-clonic seizure and was unable to walk after the seizure event.
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Complete displaced bilateral intracapsular fractures of the femoral neck.
A simultaneous bilateral femoral neck fracture is a rare entity that is usually associated with metabolic bone disease, epileptic attack, and high-energy trauma. Osteomalacia, electrical shocks, and renal osteodystrophy are also known causes.
In this case, the cause of the fracture was due to epileptic attack.