Femoral greater trochanter avulsion fracture
Case of residual poliomyelitis of lower limb. History of trauma.
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There is an avulsion fracture involving greater trochanter of femur. There is no extension of fracture line towards lesser trochanter - meaning no intertrochanteric fracture.
There is abnormal narrow neck of femur with apparently large femur head - sequelae of poliomyelitis.
Finding of greater trochanteric avulsion fracture of right femur in case of residular poliomyelitis.