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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.

Original publication

DOI

10.1097/01.mej.0000134727.10475.17

Type

Journal article

Journal

European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine

Publication Date

08/2004

Volume

11

Pages

220 - 222

Addresses

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford OX3 3LD, UK. nadimaslam@hotmail.com

Keywords

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