Displaced femoral neck fatigue fractures in military recruits.

  title={Displaced femoral neck fatigue fractures in military recruits.},
  author={Harri K Pihlajam{\"a}ki and J. Ruohola and Martti J. Kiuru and Tuomo I Visuri},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  volume={88 9},
BACKGROUND Displaced fatigue fractures of the femoral neck are uncommon, but they can lead to substantial patient morbidity. This study was performed to examine the incidence, long-term consequences, radiographic findings, risk factors, and complications associated with this fracture. METHODS Between 1975 and 1994, twenty-one military recruits sustained a displaced fatigue fracture of the femoral neck. Nineteen patients were followed for an average of eighteen years. Data regarding the… CONTINUE READING
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