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Int J Med Invest 2019, 8(1): 83-88 Back to browse issues page
Spontaneous ::union:: of Femoral Neck Stress Fracture without Surgery
Shadi Shayesteh Azar , Shayan Amjadi * , Mohammad Osia , Fatemeh Mohammadnejad , Hamed Jafarpour
Orthopedic Resident, Orthopedic Research Center, Mazandaran University Of Medical Science, Sari, Iran
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Femoral neck fractures are serious injuries that are associated with high mortality and morbidity. Considerable controversy still exists for best treatment of non-displaced (Garden I and Garden II) fractures. Our case is a 34-year-old woman with Garden type II femoral neck fracture, who refused all surgical options and willingly ignored her problem. The patient received subcutaneous injections of 20 mcg Teriparatidefor 6 weeks. 3 months later she returned to our center with uneventful recovery of her fracture. Although rigid internal fixation of femoral neck fractures has long been the cornerstone of treatment, especially in non-impacted cases, non-operative management does not mean a poor result.
Keywords: Femoral Neck Fracture, Stress Fracture, Non-Displaced Fracture, Non-Operative Treatment
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: General
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Shayesteh Azar S, Amjadi S, Osia M, Mohammadnejad F, Jafarpour H. Spontaneous ::union:: of Femoral Neck Stress Fracture without Surgery. Int J Med Invest. 2019; 8 (1) :83-88
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