Undisplaced fractured neck of femur

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


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
Published: 25th May 2008
Last edited: 31st Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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