Undisplaced fractured neck of femur

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Fall and pain in left hip

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Following the insertion of a DHS.

Case Discussion

Neck of femur fractures (NOF) are common injuries sustained by older patients who are both more likely to have unsteadiness of gait and reduced bone mineral density, predisposing to fracture. Elderly osteoporotic women are at greatest risk.

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Case information

rID: 3560
Case created: 25th May 2008
Last edited: 7th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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