Implant failure: dynamic hip screw

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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DHS 8 months prior.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Inferior screws are fractured and the plate has lifted off the cortex. There is malalignment of the neck of femur fracture. 

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Case Information

rID: 19626
Case created: 29th Sep 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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