Femoral neck fracture (impacted)

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Right hip pain and limited movement after falling down

Patient Data

Age: 70 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

The initial X ray was interpreted as normal

Impacted fracture of the right femoral neck with associated marrow edema, minimal effusion and muscle edema of the obturator externus, pectinues and adductor muscles.

Case Discussion

Impacted fracture of the right femoral neck .
Osteoporosis is a risk factor for femoral neck fractures

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Case Information

rID: 22641
Case created: 13th Apr 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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