Femoral neck fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Yonso

Presentation

Fall 4 days ago with right hip pain since.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Fracture at the base of the right femoral neck. 

Case Discussion

A neck of femur fracture (NOF) is a relatively common injury sustained by older patients who are both more likely to have unsteadiness of gait and reduced bone mineral density, predisposing to fracture.

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Case information

rID: 18409
Published: 5th Jul 2012
Last edited: 11th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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