Dynamic hip screw sliding

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

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Patient Data

Age: 96
Gender: Female
X-ray

Undisplaced fractures through the superior and inferior pubic rami on the right. Previous right dynamic hip screw and derotational screw internal fixation, with no definite periprosthetic fracture identified. The lag screw has slid, indicating fracture compression. Extensive vascular calcification is noted.

CT confirms the fractures.

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Case information

rID: 37373
Case created: 4th Jun 2015
Last edited: 28th Aug 2015
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