Intertrochanteric femoral fracture

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

Presentation

Road traffic accident.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Intertrochanteric fracture of the right femur

Case Discussion

 Trochanteric fractures are those which involve greater and/or lesser trochanters of the femur and are classified into:  

  • intertrochanteric
  • pertrochanteric
  • subtrochanteric
  • greater trochanteric avulsion fracture
  • lesser trochanteric avulsion fracture
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Case information

rID: 68219
Published: 19th May 2019
Last edited: 20th May 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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