Delayed osteonecrosis following reduction and internal fixation of a femoral neck fracture.

@article{Old2006DelayedOF,
  title={Delayed osteonecrosis following reduction and internal fixation of a femoral neck fracture.},
  author={Andrew Brian Old and Brian J. McGrory},
  journal={Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={86-9}
}
Osteonecrosis (ON) is a common complication following femoral neck fracture and most studies have reported the incidence of ON after less than 3 years follow-up. Here we report a case of delayed osteonecrosis 7 years after initial treatment for a femoral neck fracture. This example supports the need for continued clinical and radiographic follow-up over an… CONTINUE READING