intracapsular fracture


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Related to intracapsular fracture: extracapsular fracture, intertrochanteric fracture

in·tra·cap·su·lar frac·ture

a fracture near a joint and within the line of insertion of the joint capsule.

intracapsular fracture

[-kap′syələr]
Etymology: L, intra + capsula, little box
a fracture within the capsule of a joint.

articular fracture

A fracture in which at least part of the fracture line extends into the joint.

in·tra·cap·su·lar frac·ture

(in'tră-kap'sŭ-lăr frak'shŭr)
A fracture near a joint and within the line of insertion of the joint capsule.

in·tra·cap·su·lar frac·ture

(in'tră-kap'sŭ-lăr frak'shŭr)
A fracture near a joint and within the line of insertion of the joint capsule.
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Displaced intracapsular fractures of the neck of the femur mortality and morbidity.
6 million individuals suffer from femoral neck fractures every year, of which more than 50% are intracapsular fractures.
Patients with Intracapsular fracture neck of the femur with age>60 years.
A total of 22 cases of Intracapsular fracture neck of femur in adults were treated after accurate reduction and rigid internal fixation under X ray control with 2 or 3 cannulated cancellous screws.
Closed Operation for Intracapsular Fractures of the Neck of the Femur: Final results in recent and old cases.
Assessment of patients treated for intracapsular fractures of the condyle by closed techniques.
Although undisplaced intracapsular fractures are also generally treated with fixation using cannulated screws, there is controversy regarding the optimal management of displaced intraarticular fractures.
Patients with intracapsular fractures were more likely to achieve successful rehabilitation than those with extracapsular fractures (69% versus 60%, p = 0.