Case Reports in Orthopedics / 2020 / Article / Fig 6

Case Report

Osteosynthesis of a Multifragment Femoral Shaft Fracture and Peri-Implant Refracture in an 83-Year-Old Patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Figure 6

Bony healing 6 weeks after conservative treatment of the peri-implant fracture. (a) Anteroposterior view. The fracture is almost not visible anymore. (b) Lateral view. Callus tissue indicates the healing process of the bone. A gap can be seen, so we developed a scheme for the gradual increase of weight bearing.

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