A retrospective cohort study of concomitant ipsilateral extra-capsular and intra-capsular fractures of the proximal femur. Are they casual findings or an undervalued reality?

Fractures of the proximal femur constitute a major public health problem, with an annual incidence in Spain of 7.6 cases per 1000 inhabitants over 65 years of age. Between May 2010  and December 2016, 33 (median age, 86 years-old) of the 2625 hip fractures were classified as simultaneous extra- and intra-capsular ipsilateral fractures. CONCLUSION: The incidence of concomitant ipsilateral extra- and intra-capsularfractures of the proximal femur must be taken into account in patients over 65 years of age.

Injury. 2017 Apr 13. pii: S0020-1383(17)30237-1. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2017.04.009.

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Videla-Cés M, Sales-Pérez JM, Girós-Torres J, Sánchez-Navés R, Videla S

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