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Closed Left Femoral Fracture
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Description: AO Foundation Case Discussion September 2003 Male patient 35 years old who had a motorcycle accident with a closed left femoral fracture. No other injuries. 1. Fracture Male patient 35 years old who had a motorcycle accident with a closed left femoral fracture. No other injuries. Discussion Classification: Is this a proximal femoral or shaft fracture or a diaphyseal fracture ? 31 or 32 ? Which of the two is more urgent to treat ? Treatment options: Intramedullary nail, Plate/Screw device, Other ?
Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: Not Available
Institution: AO Foundation
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Added: Tue Apr 11 2006
Last Modified: Thu Aug 06 2009