Femoral neck stress fracture

Case contributed by Dr Hein Els


Left hip pain

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Linear sclerotic line at the base of the left femoral neck.


Linear hypointense signal at the base of the femoral neck flanked by a moderate amount of marrow oedema.  Mild volume of joint effusion.

Case Discussion

Characteristic appearance of a femoral neck stress fracture at XR and MRI.

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Case information

rID: 45605
Published: 31st May 2016
Last edited: 3rd Jun 2016
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