Traumatic subchondral fracture of the femoral head: a case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Subchondral insufficiency fractures of the femoral head have been described in elderly, osteoporotic patients and most commonly occur at the superolateral aspect of the femoral head. This case report describes an insufficiency fracture that involves the posterior inferior aspect of the femoral head in a thin, elderly woman.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wittstein, J; Vinson, E; Zura, R

Published Date

  • 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 234 - 235

PubMed ID

  • 21244812

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1548-825X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States