*/ X ray Osmaniaortho.com: X ray of the week # 8 (UPDATED)

Friday, December 2, 2011

X ray of the week # 8 (UPDATED)

45year old male Patient presented with history of surgery of  to left hip following fall and fracture 25 years back. There is history of only one surgery on his left hip(No history of Implant removal). Patient also gives history of plaster cast immobilization extending from Umbilicus extending into both lower limbs for couple of months. Following which he had painless hip and was able to perform all his daily routine without any pain. Now presented with pain in the hip since 1 year.

What fracture he had 25 yeasr back?
What surgery did he undergo?
What is the present diagnosis


  1. 1. fracture neck of left femur 25 yrs back.
    2. fixed with cannulated cancellous screws.
    3. Avascular necrosis of left femoral head.

  2. help@osmaniaortho.comDecember 10, 2011 at 6:34 PM

    Kindly go through the updated history and plz comment..

  3. there was no instrumentation,
    probably core decompression....