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Related to intracapsular fracture: extracapsular fracture, intertrochanteric fracture
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Intracapsular fractures of the femoral neck can be treated with either immediate prosthetic replacement of the femoral head or internal fixation; however, prosthetic replacement is associated with a higher rate of morbidity and mortality than is internal fixation.
The radiology report described this fracture as "an intracapsular fracture which crosses the intertrochanteric line".
3) Swelling: Most of femoral neck fracture belonged to intracapsular fractures, and there was not so much blood loss.
Total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty in mobile, independent patients with a displaced intracapsular fracture of the femoral neck.
Patients of age between 55-65yrs with displaced intracapsular fracture neck of femur, in whom osteosysthesis was expected to give unsatisfactory results because of various reasons like late presentation and nonunion.
It most likely occurs due to disruption of the meniscus and organisation of haematoma within the joint with or without a related intracapsular fracture of the condyle.
3,4) Prosthetic replacement of femoral head with hemiarthroplasty has been the gold standard now in the management of intracapsular fracture neck of femur in geriatric patients.
Garden's classification (14) of fracture NOF was used to divide patients into undisplaced (Garden I or II) and displaced (Garden III and IV) intracapsular fracture groups; there were 6 and 46 patients, respectively, in the two groups.