Metastatic pathological hip fracture

Case contributed by Craig Hacking


Hip pain. Atraumatic.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male

Transverse basicervical pathological fracture of the left proximal femur with shortening and medial angulation. Diffuse sclerotic metastatic disease. The patient has a history of prostate malignancy.

Case Discussion

Good case of pathological NOF fracture.

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