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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 2

Case report rare greater trochanter fracture

Author(s): Dr. Sanjay Chhawra, Dr. Ashwani Bilandi and Dr. Rajiv Aggarwal
Abstract: Introduction: The Greater Trochanter fracture is a rare injury. It is of two types, True fracture which occurs only in Adults or as Epiphyseal separation which are found in adolescent population. It is caused by direct hit or fall muscular disruption displacement of trochanteric fracture is secondary to short external rotators with forceful abduction with leg in external rotation.
Case report: In this case report, 26 year male presented with pain over hip with weakness in abduction and limping. On X ray it was greater trochanter fracture which was fixed with cancellous screw, the outcome was good. The patient reverted to his obvious activities with normal range of movement.
Conclusion: The surgical minimally invasive treatment have better outcome with early mobilization, good range of hip movement especially abduction post operative in adult.
Pages: 452-454  |  1034 Views  24 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sanjay Chhawra, Dr. Ashwani Bilandi, Dr. Rajiv Aggarwal. Case report rare greater trochanter fracture. Int J Orthop Sci 2017;3(2):452-454. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i2d.39
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences