Intertrochanteric hip fracture in an arthrodesed hip treated by a LCP condylar plate

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Carlo Cardile
Carlo Cazzaniga
Beatrice Manzini
Roberto Marasco
Paolo Ragni

Keywords

fracture, hip arthrodesis, condylar plate

Abstract

We report the case of an intertrochanteric hip fracture in a 73 years-old woman with a long-standing arthrodesis. The proper surgical treatment is controversial but we decided to treat the fracture with a single LCP condylar plate turned upside-down. After one year the patient achieved her preinjury levels of activities. This kind of fracture could be satisfactorily treated with locking plate.

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