Femur Injuries and Fractures Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 05, 2023
  • Author: Nicholas M Romeo, DO; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Associated extremity fractures

Disorders of bone metabolism

Ipsilateral femoral neck fracture

Ipsilateral knee ligament injury (up to 50%)

Ipsilateral meniscal injury (up to 30%)

Spine fractures

Stress fracture

Tibia fracture (floating knee)

Trauma -Knee dislocation

Tumor (osteoid osteoma)

Vascular injuries

Differential Diagnoses