DIFFICULTY IN FIXATION OF FRACTURE NECK OF FEMUR IN A PARALYTIC HIP: A CASE REPORT
English

Suresh Babu S, Suresh Babu T V, Kopuri Ravi Kiran, Sudhakar G, Sridevi M U S K
2014 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Fracture neck of femur is known for its difficult in closed fixation, delayed union, nonunion and avascular necrosis if presented late to hospital. We report a case of Fracture neck of Femur in a paralytic hip having difficulty in closed fixation due to excessive anteversion of 58 degrees, valgus neck of 138 degrees, small neck, dislocated and dysplastic hip presented 18 days after an injury.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2014/3074 fatcat:oirguqj7lzcnxdzimil7ze2j5e