Retrograde femoral nailing complicated by spurious fracture of the femoral neck.

Abstract

The presence of a fracture of the femoral neck and ipsilateral diaphyseal femur fracture has been reported previously. In all femoral shaft fractures, scrutiny of the femoral neck is mandatory in order to direct proper management toward this potentially devastating complication. This report discusses a case of an intraoperative radiographic artifact… (More)

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@article{Scalise2005RetrogradeFN, title={Retrograde femoral nailing complicated by spurious fracture of the femoral neck.}, author={Jason J. Scalise and Berton R. Moed}, journal={Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances}, year={2005}, volume={14 1}, pages={32-6} }