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What is the recovery time for subchondral insufficiency fracture of the superolateral aspect of the left femoral head with extensive bone marrow edema?

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Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Hip fracture : Depending on the treatment it could be 4-6 weeks. Your orthopedic surgeon will determine that

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A 62-year-old female asked about a 62-year-old female:

What is the recovery time for subchondral insufficiency fracture left femoral head with extensive bone marrow edema?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Depends: classically we say fractures heal in 6-8 weeks but insufficiency fractures mean the bone was weak or not healthy in the first place and may take longer
Last updated Mar 13, 2015

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