Description: This stock medical exhibit describes the incorrect placement of a femoral prosthesis resulting in a femoral fracture. The first image shows a skeletal view of the right hip with the prosthesis in place. The second image is a cross-section of the femur, showing that the prosthesis is improperly placed. The final image shows the femur with a longitudinal fracture of the proximal femoral shaft.
Last Updated: Apr 28th, 2013