Fracture Neck of Femur with Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation Insitu: A Rare Case

*, Sunil L K and Kamath, Surendra U. and *, Rajendra Annappa and Guduru, Adityavardhan (2019) Fracture Neck of Femur with Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation Insitu: A Rare Case. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 13 (3). RD01-RD02. ISSN 0973-709X

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Abstract

Hip fractures are common in elderly population due to osteoporosis. Proximal Femur Nail Antirotation (PFNA) system has gained more importance in management of peritrochanteric fractures than conventional Proximal Femur Nail (PFN) due to ease of application and low complication rate. We report a case of a 64-year-old male patient who has sustained fracture neck of femur, seven months’ post PFNA. It’s a rare association to have fracture neck of femur with PFNA insitu and hence reported. Patient treated with removal of implant and hemi replacement of hip

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hemiarthroplasty, Osteoporosis, Peritrochanteric fractures
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Orthopaedics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2019 11:31
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2019 11:31
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/154196

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