Periprosthetic femoral fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male
X-ray

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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Case information

rID: 50384
Case created: 3rd Jan 2017
Last edited: 7th Jul 2017
Tag: rdgh
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