Fracture Neck of Femur with Proximal Femoral Nail Antirotation Insitu: A Rare CaseCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Sunil Lakshmipura Krishnamurthy,
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Mangalore-575001, Karnataka, India.
Hip fractures are common in elderly population due to osteoporosis. Proximal Femur Nail Antirotation (PFNA) system has gained more importance in management of peritrochanteric fractures than conventional Proximal Femur Nail (PFN) due to ease of application and low complication rate. We report a case of a 64-year-old male patient who has sustained fracture neck of femur, seven months’ post PFNA. It’s a rare association to have fracture neck of femur with PFNA insitu and hence reported. Patient treated with removal of implant and hemi-replacement of hip.
Hemiarthroplasty, Osteoporosis, Peritrochanteric fractures
Sunil Lakshmipura Krishnamurthy, Surendra Umesh Kamath, Rajendra Annappa, Aditya Vardhan Guduru. FRACTURE NECK OF FEMUR WITH PROXIMAL FEMORAL NAIL ANTIROTATION INSITU: A RARE CASE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 March [cited: 2019 Apr 26 ]; 13:RD01-RD02. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 27, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Nov 17, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Nov 26, 2018
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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