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Is it possible to get a distal femural stress fracture from running?

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Not very common but possible. MRI is diagnostic.
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Dr. Steven Morgan answered:

What happens when there are Femoral neck fracture complications?

Reconstruction

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Depends on complication. If you are under age of 55 and you developed deformity or the fracture did not heal it is not unreasonable to reposition the proximal femur and the fracture orientation through a surgery called an osteotomy. In other cases a hip replacement is a possibility. In the younger population an effort to preserve the hip should be made
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What is the pathophysiology when a femoral neck fracture occurs?

Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is a leading cause of femoral neck fractures. Low levels of calcium and vitamin D can also contribute.
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Dr. Mark C. Weston answered:

What is the pathophysiology of a femoral neck fracture?

Wards triangle

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The weak spot of the femur is in the femoral neck called wards triangle osteoporosis weakens bone patient falls broke energy absorbed exceeds strength of bone fails in tension fractur propagates along vectors of force applied through weakest bone fracture displaces and disrupts blood supply to femoral head no blood no healing dead head bone collapse arthritis forcedcrecumbancy pe blood clot PE dea
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Dr. Shawn Hennigan answered:

What are the signs and symptoms after a femoral neck fracture?

Femoral neck fx

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Most often, groin pain following a fall. Typically patients have inability to walk or standings affected leg. Diagnosis made with X-ray. Sometimes if fractureissuspected, but X-ray is non-diagnostic, MRI can make a diagnosis.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

How do you fix a stress fracture of the femoral head?

Fixation device

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Hip Pinning A hip pinning is a procedure done to place several screws across the fractured bone. Hip pinning is generally only done in patients with a femoral neck fracture that is well aligned and minimally displaced.
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What is the treatment plan For a nondisplaced subarticular fracture of the medial femoral condyle?

Crutches brace

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A non displaced fracture of the femoral condyle can be treated with non weight bearing/crutches and bracing to prevent deformity in specific cases . It needs to be follwed closely. Often your doctor will suggest or recommend that it be treated surgically. It depends on the fracture pattern and mechanism of injury
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What can I do to recover from a femoral neck fracture?

PT

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is a good start and they can give you a home program.
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Can arthroscopic knee surgery correct fracture of femoral condyle?

Can assist

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certain fracture patterns of the femoral condyle can be assisted by using arthroscopy. It can judge whether out not the fracture is significantly displaced or if there is an associate cartilage damage. Some fractures can be percutaneusly resuced and screws place tohold the fragments in place and not require an open procedure
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