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Bilateral impacted femoral neck fracture in a renal disease patient

P Devkota, S Ahmad

Abstract


Spontaneous bilateral femoral neck facture in a renal disease patient is not common. We report a case of 47-year-old female patient with chronic renal failure and on regular hemodialysis for the past 5 years who sustained bilateral impacted femoral neck fracture without history of trauma and injury and refused any surgical intervention. The patient was mobilised on wheel chair one year after the fractures. The cause of the fracture and the literature review of the bilateral femoral neck fracture in renal disease are discussed.

Keywords: Chronic renal failure, dialysis, neck of femur fracture




http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0300-1652.122374
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