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He recommends avoiding femoral head resection in favour of total hip arthroplasty even in complete paraplegia, as the former has the risk of posterior trochanteric
dislocation and consequent formation of pressure sores.
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bursitis peaks in the fourth to sixth decades of life.
Older patients tended to sustain trochanteric
fractures, had a higher fatality and were less likely to be discharged home (Table I).
Radiographs showed greater trochanteric
escape from the hook plate (Figure 6).
Caption: Of the two major bursae in the hip, the trochanteric
bursa is most likely to become inflamed.
Closed or open reduction and internal fixation for trochanteric
fracture is the treatment of choice now a day.
Therapeutic possibilities in trochanteric
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femoral fractures treated with McLaughlin osteosynthesis.
Correlation of MRI findings with clinical findings of trochanteric
pressure ulcers were closed with a random pattern transposition flap following the debridement.