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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Unable to weight-bear: a common presentation in emergency department that always needs thorough assessment: a case report
  1. Ansar M Hayat,
  2. Sanjay Kumar
  1. South Tyneside District Hospital, Emergency Department, Harton Lane, South Shields, South Shields NE34 0PL, UK
  1. Ansar.Hayat{at}


Femoral neck fracture in young individuals with an unusual mechanism of injury is uncommon. We report a case of grade 3 fracture in young adults without significant trauma. This case reinforces the need for a thorough assessment of the hip joint even after an apparently trivial mechanism of injury.

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