Bilateral femoral neck fracture in a young patient receiving long-term hemodialysis: a case report with a 4-year follow-up


ALTINEL L., Koese K. C. , Durmaz H.

EKLEM HASTALIKLARI VE CERRAHISI-JOINT DISEASES AND RELATED SURGERY, vol.18, no.2, pp.91-94, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : EKLEM HASTALIKLARI VE CERRAHISI-JOINT DISEASES AND RELATED SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.91-94

Abstract

A 34-year-old male patient who was on hemodialysis developed a bilateral femoral neck fracture (Garden type III) after a minimal trauma. Bipolar cemented arthroplasty was performed in separate sessions. Pathological examination of biopsies obtained from the fracture site revealed osteodystrophy without any amyloid accumulation. Although the patient could walk without support, signs of bilateral prosthetic loosening were noted on X-rays after four years.