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Stress fractures of the femoral neck are uncommon, it is important to have a high index of suspicion in young active people who perform repetitive vigorous activity or have recently had an increase in frequency of such activity. We report a case of femoral neck stress fracture in a sanitary worker which was treated successfully with a dynamic hip screw.


Journal article


Eur j emerg med

Publication Date





220 - 222


Adult, Cumulative Trauma Disorders, Femoral Neck Fractures, Fractures, Stress, Humans, Male, Muscle Fatigue, Occupational Diseases, Radiography, Refuse Disposal, Running, Sanitation, Weight-Bearing, Workforce