Fatigue fracture of the proximal femur

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Right hip pain on weight bearing when training for the Berlin marathon.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Band of altered signal in the right lateral femoral neck and intertrochanteric region. Some hip joint effusion and soft-tissue oedema.

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Case information

rID: 18514
Published: 10th Jul 2012
Last edited: 4th Nov 2015
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