J Korean Fract Soc.  2005 Oct;18(4):478-480. 10.12671/jkfs.2005.18.4.478.

Bilateral Femoral Neck Fractures in a Young Adult: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, Korea. jes2ngw@hanmail.net

Abstract

Ipsilateral femur shaft and neck fractures are occurred by high energy trauma, usually in motor vehicle accidents or fall from a height. Simultaneous Ipsilateral femur shaft and neck fractures and contralateral femur neck fracture are not yet reported in Korea. Authors report a case of simultaneous bilateral femoral neck fractures combined with a ipsilateral femoral shaft fracture in a young adult treated with anatomical reduction, internal fixation and vascularized bone graft with a review of the literature.

Keyword

Femur neck fracture; Ipsilateral femur neck and shaft fracture

MeSH Terms

Femoral Neck Fractures*
Femur
Femur Neck*
Humans
Korea
Motor Vehicles
Neck
Transplants
Young Adult*
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