Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 9

The Incidence of Knee Stiffness Following Femur Shaft Fracture

Musaab Mohamed Abdalla*, Mohammed Elkhatim and Elhadi Abdelrahim

Assistant Professor, Karary University, Omdurman, Sudan

*Corresponding Author: Musaab Mohamed Abdalla, Assistant Professor, Karary University, Omdurman, Sudan.

Received: July 02, 2021; Published: August 21, 2021


Knee stiffness is one of most common complications following femur shaft fractures, in this this study we evaluate 67 patients with femur shaft fractures for Knee stiffness.

Patients with hip fractures intraarticular distal femur fractures, pathological fractures and those who has Knee stiffness before trauma are excluded.

We found incidence of knee stiffness is 64.7%, 44 patients had Knee stiffness ranging from mild to moderate and severe.

Keywords: Knee Stiffness; Femur Shaft Fractures; Trauma


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Citation: Musaab Mohamed Abdalla., et al. “The Incidence of Knee Stiffness Following Femur Shaft Fracture".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 4.9 (2021): 53-55.


Copyright: © 2021 Musaab Mohamed Abdalla., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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