Femoral neck fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso


Fall 4 days ago with right hip pain since.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female

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.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.