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Pathologic Femur Fracture

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Description: Radiology Case Study: July 2009: Pathologic Femur Fracture (Osteosarcoma)
Raymond Kleposki, MSN, CPNP
Patient: LT is a 16-year-old girl who sustained a trivial fall while playing soccer. She presented to the ED c/o severe left thigh pain and inability to bear weight. There was an obvious deformity and significant edema in the left thigh. She also kept the left lower extremity externally rotated. LT’s mother reports that she did have an episode of pain in the left thigh approximately 4 months ago that resolved. No other injuries are reported.

Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: Raymond Kleposki
Institution: POPS
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Language: English

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Added: Wed Oct 27 2010