Peri-implant fracture of the femur in an 11-year-old: A case report

Varatharaj Mounasamy, Jibananada Satpathy, Victoria Kuester, Mark C. Willis

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Abstract

Fracture of the femur in the area of a preexisting implant is not common in an adolescent. We report the case of a fracture, in the area of a pre-existing implant in an 11-year-old boy, after a fall from a bike. We are not aware of any similar reports in the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S145-S147
JournalEuropean Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Volume22
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Pre-existing implant
  • Stress fracture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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