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J Trauma. 1991 Feb;31(2):296-8.

The role of computerized tomography in the diagnosis of an occult femoral neck fracture associated with an ipsilateral femoral shaft fracture: case report.

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  • 1Department of Orthopedics, Rochester General Hospital, New York.

Abstract

We report a nondisplaced femoral neck and head fracture diagnosed acutely by CT scanning. This case illustrates the potential benefits of an acute femoral neck/head CT scan in obtunded polytrauma patients with high-energy femoral shaft fractures.

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1994099
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