Incredible position of broken sliding dynamic hip screw implant in the medial of thigh
We report a case with implant failure after nailing of an unstable pertrochanteric fracture with dynamic hip screw. The patient presented with a medial sided thigh pain at 5 years after the surgery. Plain radiographs showed nonunion of the fracture with distant migration of assembled hip screw and side plate to the subcutaneous area of the inner thigh.
- Dynamic hip screw
- Intertrochanteric fracture
- Implant failure
- Broken device