Bilateral Stress Fracture of Femur Neck, Fatigue Type of Non-Athlete Young Adult

Yeo Joon Yun, Yong Jae Na, Ji Won Jung M.D., Kyu Hoon Lee
2019 Clinical Pain  
Bilateral femoral neck stress fractures have been rarely reported. When diagnosed, they are usually limited to athletes or military personnel. A 35-year-old man, previously healthy, visited the emergency department for right inguinal pain. On physical examination, no external wound, tenderness or limitation of motion were found in either lower extremity. Plain radiography showed normal findings but an magnetic resonance image showed a linear fracture in the femoral neck. In this case, bilateral
more » ... his case, bilateral femoral neck stress fractures were found in a young non-athlete adult with no prior medical history of related injuries. Surgery is generally not performed for stress fractures but considering the patient's early mobilization and the need for quick reintegration into society, surgery was done in this case.
doi:10.35827/cp.2019.18.2.126 fatcat:2y766c4rojfapkzzemrid7sqhi