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CASE REPORTS
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 100-102

Conservative management of a lesser trochanter avulsion fracture: A case report


Department of Orthopedics, Teerthanker Mahaveer Medical College & Research Centre (TMMC&RC), Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Hamza Habib
Accidental Care Hospital, Railway Station Road, Gorakhpur 273001, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jbjd.jbjd_13_22

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A 12-year-old male patient came to our outpatient department with a complaint of pain in the left hip region after he slipped and fell on a wet floor while playing at school. The symptoms were pain left the hip region with functional impairment, difficulty in walking, tenderness on inguinal region palpation, and restricted hip movements. The X-ray and computed tomography scan showed an avulsion fracture of the left lesser trochanter. The treatment included rest, immobilization, analgesia, and non-weight bearing. After a 9-month follow-up, the patient had a completely normal range of motion and was fully able to do all his daily activities


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