Xray Fracture Shaft Femur in various clinical settings.Fracture femora are high energy injuries and are quite common in young, active individuals.
Image 1 – Xray Fracture Shaft Femur with Cramer Splint in situ
The picture shows xray fracture shaft of femur of right side at upper and middle third junction. Also visible in the xray is poorly applied Cramer Wire Splint. Because it does not span one joint above and one below the fracture, it is a poor splint.
Image 2 -Xray of Transverse Fracture of Shaft of Femur
Xray showing transverse fracture of shaft of femur.The fracture is in middle third lower third area of femur.
Image 3 – Xray Fracture Shaft Femur With Thomas Knee Splint In Situ
Following picture is of xray fracture shaft femur at the level of isthmus. The xray belongs to 29 years young male witAlso visible is shadow of Thomas Splint. It is worthwhile to mention here that Thomas Knee Splint, at least at the time of this xray is not serving its purpose of immobilization. It is inadequately doing so as its upper extent is at the level of the fracture itself.
Image4 – Xray Of Oblique Fracture of Shaft Femur
Xray shaft femur showing oblique fracture.
Image 5 – Xray Fracture Shaft Femur In Nine Year Old Child
Fracture shaft of femur in a nine year old child at level of upper third middle third junction.
Image 6 -Xray Fracture Of Shaft Of Femur In Distal Third Region
Lateral view xray fracture shaft of femur in an adult person.The fracture is situated at distal third region.
Image 7 – Xray of Bilateral Shaft of Femur in Child
Bilateral femoral shaft xrays occur as a result of high energy injuries. Following xray is of an eleven years old patient who was hit in a motor vehicular accident.
Image 8 – Fracture Shaft of Femur With Ipsilateral Hip Dislocation
Young adult with fracture of shaft of femur with dislocation of hip.There is also an associated fracture of acetabulum.
Image 9 – Fracture Shaft of Femur With Ipsilateral Hip Ankylosis
Fifty four years old laborer with stiff hip fell on the ground after tripping over a tree root and suffered a fracture of shaft of femur.
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