Right proximal femur fracture

Case contributed by Dr Dai Roberts

Presentation

Mechanical fall.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Communited fracture of the right proximal femur. No femoral neck extension.

Case Discussion

Descriptions of fractures of the proximal femur should include whether there is femoral neck extension. Such injuries as shown are often splinted using a Thomas splint. 

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Case information

rID: 80438
Published: 28th Feb 2021
Last edited: 28th Feb 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: St. Paul's Hospital

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