Subtrochanteric neck of femur fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Fall from height.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Moderately displaced subtrochanteric neck of femur fracture. 

Case Discussion

This case is a nice example of the Throckmorton / John Thomas sign, less common than one would think. 

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Case information

rID: 53533
Published: 22nd May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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