Delayed rupture of false aneurysm following a femoral fracture.

We report a case of a conservatively treated mid-shaft femora! fracture complicated by the rupture of a false aneurysm of the superficial femoral artery. Case report. An 83-year-old woman, who had had an Exeter total hip replacement three years earlier, fell and sustained a spiral fracture of her right femur, just below the tip of the prosthesis. In view of… CONTINUE READING