Incomplete intertrochanteric fracture - occult

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Diagnosis certain


Osteopaenic patient presents with right hip pain status post trauma.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

No evidence of lucent fracture lines.

Metallic surgical clips are projected over the right side of the pelvis.

No evidence of lucent fracture lines.

Femoral intertrochanteric incomplete fracture line of low signal. No bone displacement. 

Case Discussion

Radiographs and CT were negative for trauma. MRI revealed an intertrochanteric hip fracture.

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