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Vol 52, No 2 (2018) Pages : 154- 156

Incredible position of broken sliding dynamic hip screw implant in the medial of thigh

Saeed SOLOOKİ, Amir Reza VOSOUGHİ

Abstract
We report a case with implant failure after nailing of an unstable pertrochanteric fracture with dynamic hip screw. The patient presented with a medial sided thigh pain at 5 years after the surgery. Plain radiographs showed nonunion of the fracture with distant migration of assembled hip screw and side plate to the subcutaneous area of the inner thigh.
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Keywords

  • Dynamic hip screw
  • Intertrochanteric fracture
  • Nonunion
  • Implant failure
  • Broken device