Neck of femur fracture

Neck of femur fractureCreated OnMay 6, 2020Last Updated OnMay 6, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Neck of femur fracture < All Topics Table of Contents Neck of femur – Subcapital fracture – AP A fracture immediately below the femoral head separates it from the femoral neck There is complete displacement of the neck from the head Neck of femur – Subcapital fracture – Lateral Neck of femur fractures are often more difficult to see on the lateral image Look for a step in the cortical edge or overlapping bone Neck of femur – Transcervical fracture – AP A femoral neck fracture is easily visible, and Shenton’s line is disrupted The fracture line passes all the way across the neck of the femur and there is minor displacement with overlapping of bone Neck of femur – Transcervical fracture – Lateral The lateral image shows a step in the cortex and overlapping bone *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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