Jan 1, 1976

Alloplastic reconstruction of the proximal third of the femur. Case report

Magyar traumatológia, orthopaedia és helyreállító sebészet
K Gábor


The case of a woman, aged 51, is reported. In this patient, in 1961, because of an alteration developed in the right neck of the femur--and trochanter area--diagnosed for osteoclastoma--irradiation treatment has been performed. After steadily increasing complaints the patient suffered in 1965 a pathological fracture. In 1966 after resection of the proximal third of the femurametallic prosthesis have been used. With a satisfactory hip function the patient is--even 8 and a half years after the operation--able to walk and at work again.

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Pathological Fracture
Femoral Neck Fractures
Femoral Neoplasms
Joint Prosthesis (Device)
Hip Joint

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