Published: 2019-08-26

Iatrogenic femoral neck fracture: an unusual cause

Ayoub Bouya, Naoufal Elghoul, Omar Zaddoug, Azzelarab Bennis, Mohammed Benchakroune, Ali Zine, Mansour Tanane, Abdeloihab Jaafar


The femoral diaphyseal fracture is now commonly treated by intramedullary nailing. The fracture of the femoral neck following this gesture is an exceptional complication of this technique. Rarely reported in the literature, several authors incriminate mainly errors of the introduction point. We report a case of iatrogenic fracture of the femoral neck following an unusual cause.


Femoral neck, Fracture, Iatrogenic, Intra-medullary nailing

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