Sub-trochanteric fracture of the femur following electric shock.
Ann R Coll Surg Engl
W1 - W3.
We report a case of a unilateral sub-trochanteric femoral fracture resulting from an accidental electric shock: an unusual injury. It is well documented that fractures occurring from electrical injuries commonly involve the upper extremities; those affecting the lower limb have rarely been documented. Such injuries need to be identified and treated without delay.
|Title:||Sub-trochanteric fracture of the femur following electric shock.|
|Keywords:||Adult, Electric Injuries, Femoral Fractures, Humans, Male, Treatment Outcome|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Medical Physics and Bioengineering
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