An unreported variant of fracture neck femur: a case report

Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu


Fracture neck femur is common but ‘unsolved’ injury. Despite many classifications certain fractures do not fit into well recognized patterns or classifications. We report an unreported variation of the intraoperatively detected fracture. The fracture consisted of a subcapital fracture with a long intramedullary spike along the neck of femur attached to proximal segment. The patient was managed accordingly with good functional outcome. 

Keywords: Fracture neck femur, Classification, Management, Hip trauma

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