Hip - Pathological fracture - AP

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Hip - Pathological fracture - AP

  • A fracture of the femoral neck is accompanied by avulsion of the greater trochanter
  • The bone texture is abnormal in this patient with a known malignancy - indicating a pathological fracture
  • Always check for signs of a pathological process when assessing X-rays for fractures

Hip - Pathological fracture - Lateral

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Hip - Pathological fracture - Lateral

  • The lateral image also shows the fractures and the abnormal bone texture