TITLE

HOFFA FRAGMENT ASSOCIATED WITH A FEMORAL SHAFT FRACTURE

AUTHOR(S)
Miyamoto, Ryan; Fornari, Eric; Tejwani, Nirmal C.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 10, p2270
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the case of a thirty-year-old man who was struck by a tractor trailer while driving his motorcycle. The man experience severe pain in the left leg and arm. Deformities of the left arm and thigh were identified on his physical examination. A transverse fracture of the left humerus was treated with a coaptation splint. The man was taken to the operating room for definitive fixation of his left femoral fractures.
ACCESSION #
22449158

 

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