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Management of Combined Fracture Neck of Femur and Femoral Deformity in Osteogenesis Imperfecta Patient: A Case Report

Hesham Mohamed Elbaseet, AbdelKhalek Hafez Ibrahim, Nariman Abol Oyoun, Mohamed Abdelhady Abdelzaher, Mohamed Khaled

Keywords : Fracture neck of femur, Osteogenesis imperfecta, Proximal femoral deformity, Telescoping nail, Wagner technique

Citation Information : Elbaseet HM, Ibrahim AH, Oyoun NA, Abdelzaher MA, Khaled M. Management of Combined Fracture Neck of Femur and Femoral Deformity in Osteogenesis Imperfecta Patient: A Case Report. 2024; 19 (1):56-59.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10080-1611

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 06-05-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) patients usually sustain repeated fractures from trivial trauma and also have skeletal deformities that affect walking. The bone fragility and repeated fractures produce deformities of the long bones especially in femur and tibia. However, neck of femur (NOF) fractures in OI are rarely described. A 11-year-old male patient known to have OI (Sillence type IV) sustained a NOF fracture after a fall. He also had proximal femoral anterolateral bowing proximally and over an intramedullary (IM) rod inserted 4 years back. He was treated by corrective osteotomy and stabilisation with an IM telescoping nail for the deformed femur and the Wagner technique for the NOF fracture. One year after operation, the patient had recovered satisfactory functional outcome with union of the NOF fracture and correction of the femoral deformity. Conclusion: The method of the Wagner technique can achieve stable fixation for femoral neck fractures and introduces the least interference with concurrent telescoping nail insertion.

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