International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
2019, Volume 5 Issue 3
Proximal femur pathological fracture secondary to aneurysmal bone cyst in a child
Author(s): Dr. Rajesh Sajjanshetty and Dr. Jozy Timothy
Abstract: Aneurysmal bone cysts are enigmatic, locally destructive blood filled lesions of bone with unknown cause & unusual presentations. We report a case of an 8-year old male child who presented to us with a pathological fracture of right hip after a trivial fall. It was an aggressive aneurysmal bone cyst of the proximal femur complicated by a subtrochantric fracture. Treatment was done successfully with an intralesional curettage and implantation of a frozen cancellous cadaveric allograft of femoral head followed by internal fixation of the pathological fracture with plate and screw.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rajesh Sajjanshetty, Dr. Jozy Timothy. Proximal femur pathological fracture secondary to aneurysmal bone cyst in a child. Int J Orthop Sci 2019;5(3):55-57. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2019.v5.i3b.1507