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Femoral neck and ipsilateral neck and shaft fractures in the young adult

K D Plancher, J D Donshik
Orthopedic Clinics of North America 1997, 28 (3): 447-59
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Femoral neck and ipsilateral neck and shaft fractures in the young adult represent a significant source of morbidity and mortality. This article reviews the anatomy, pathophysiology, radiographic evaluation, timing of surgery, and complications in an attempt to increase recognition of these injuries and provide better patient care.

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