Fractured neck of femur

Presentation

Fall onto side landing on hip. Leg shortened, externally rotated.

Classification

Intracapsular: Garden's classification
  1. Incomplete #
  2. Complete #, not displaced
  3. Partly displaced
  4. Completely displaced
Extracapsular:

Treatment

Intracapsular: young: reduce and fix. elderly: hemiarthroplasty (Austin-Moore or Thompson's).
Extracapsular: DHS.