Challenges and solutions in the fixation of a hip fracture in the presence of a contralateral ankylosed hip: a case report.

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BACKGROUND An intracapsular femoral neck fracture is a common orthopaedic presentation and requires expedient fixation in a young adult. This case demonstrates how patient-specific factors, namely an ankylosed contralateral hip, can make a common operation challenging. CASE DESCRIPTION A 22-year-old man with osteogenesis imperfecta and multiple bony… (More)
DOI: 10.5301/hipint.5000147

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