A Rare Combination of Subtrochanteric Fracture Femur in Ipsilateral Nonunited Intertrochanteric Fracture Femur- Case Report

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2014,2,2,636-639.
Published:April 2014
Type:Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Sunil H Shetty1, Ravindra G Khedekar2, Rajendraprasad R. Butala3, Shrikant Shinde4, Mishil Parikh5

1&2Professor & HOD. 3- Assistant Professor, 4&5- PG Student

Department of Orthopaedics, Pad. Dr.DY Patil Medical College, Sector 5, Nerul €, Navi Mumbai - 400706. Maharashtra INDIA.


Nonunion fracture of intertrochanteric femur is uncommon because there is an excellent blood supply and good cancellous bone in intertrochanteric region. A diagnosis of intertrochanteric non union is made atleast 15 weeks after the fracture there is radiological evidence of fracture line, either no callus (atrophic) or with callus (hypertrophic) that does not bridge the fracture site

Post Traumatic Xrays (Pre-Operative)