Undisplaced fractured neck of femur

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain


Fall and pain in left hip

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Undisplaced fractured neck of femur.

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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