Bilateral subcapital neck of femur fractures after eclamptic seizures

J. Kause, M. J. Parr*

*Corresponding author for this work

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A previously healthy female sustained bilateral subcapital femur fractures during an eclamptic seizure. This complication has not been previously described in association with eclampsia. Clinicians need to be aware of this potential complication and investigate postseizure hip pain appropriately.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)590-592
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Anaesthesia
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Complications, eclampsia
  • Complications, sub-capital hip fractures


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