Periprosthetic femoral fracture

Case contributed by Ian Bickle
Diagnosis certain


Previous knee replacement. Fall at home. Pain and swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male

Total knee replacement.

Fracture through the medial femoral condyle with associated soft tissue swelling.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a frequently sought after, but uncommonly found, periprosthetic fracture.

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