Case records of the massachusetts general hospital: Weekly Clinicopathological Exercises

Richard C. Cabot, Robert E. Scully, Eugene J. Mark, William F. Mcneely, Betty U. Mcneely, H. M. Dick, A. E. Rosenberg

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Abstract

Presentation of Case A 29-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of a pathologic fracture of the right femur. The patient had been well until 31 days earlier, when she crawled under a machine at work to connect a belt and began to have pain in the anterior portion of the right thigh, which became progressively worse. Five days later x-ray films of the thigh, obtained elsewhere, were normal. The pain persisted, and the patient began to walk on crutches. One day before admission an orthopedic consultant made a diagnosis of a “sprain.� On the next morning the patient. . .

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)507-511
Number of pages5
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume333
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 24 1995
Externally publishedYes

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