J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1998 Aug;33(4):1222-1226.

Subcapital Stress Fracture of the Femur after Internal Fixation of Intertrochanteric Fracture: A case report

Abstract

Fracture of the femoral neck occurred after internal fixation of intertrochanteric fracture of the femur is very rare and have been described previously in terms of stress fracture, stress-riser fracture, Youngs modulus fracture or iatrogenic fracture in the literature. This fracture documented about 20 cases in the English literature and usually occurred in elderly patients with osteoporosis and it always occur in the subcapital region. We report a case of subcapital stress fracture of the femur occurred after internal fixation with compression hip screw of intertrochanteric femur fracture.

Keyword

Femur; Subcapital stress fracture; Fixation of intertrochanteric fracture

MeSH Terms

Aged
Elastic Modulus
Femur Neck
Femur*
Fractures, Stress*
Hip
Humans
Osteoporosis
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