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 language||English (US)|
|Journal||European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2012|
- Pre-existing implant
- Stress fracture
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine