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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 158604, 4 pages
A Case of a C-Stem Fracture at the Head-Neck Junction and a Review of the Literature
City General Hospital, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Newcastle Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 6QG, UK
Received 8 October 2012; Accepted 25 October 2012
Academic Editors: D. A. Fisher and M. Huber
Copyright © 2012 David Morley et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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