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Septic arthritis following femoral neck fracture: A case report.

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Summary of "Septic arthritis following femoral neck fracture: A case report."

Femoral neck fracture is common in the elderly, especially in the era of aging populations. Septic arthritis of the hip after femoral neck fracture is a rare complication. There are limited reports on this complication especially in patients without a severe medical condition and there is no consensus on the method of treatment of this complication.

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Name: International journal of surgery case reports
ISSN: 2210-2612
Pages: 167-169

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