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Simultaneous bilateral fracture of femoral neck in elderly patients: report on two cases

Fracture bilatérale simultanée du col fémoral

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Bilateral fractures of the femoral neck are very rare. We report two cases of elderly patients with simultaneous and bilateral femoral neck fractures.


Les fractures bilatérales du col fémoral sont exceptionnelles. Nous rapportons deux cas de fractures fémorales intra capsulaires bilatérales.

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Carpintero, P., Abad, J.A., Urbano, D. et al. Simultaneous bilateral fracture of femoral neck in elderly patients: report on two cases. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 16, 172–174 (2006).

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