A Case Report of Patient with Femoral Neck Fracture Treated Non-operative Korean Medical Treatments

Article information

J Korean Acupunct Moxib Soc. 2013;30(5):175-183
Publication date (electronic) : 2013 December 20
doi : https://doi.org/10.13045/acupunct.2013056
1Department of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, Meridian & Acupoint, College of Oriental Medicine, Daegu Hanny University
2Je-Han Oriental Medical Academy
*Corresponding author : Deprtment of Acupuncture & Moxabution Medicine, Daegu Oriental Hospital of Daegu Haany University, 136, Sincheondong-ro, Suseong-gu, Daegu, 706-828, Republic of Korea, Tel : +82-53-770-2112 E-mail : jaice@daum.net
Received 2013 August 10; Revised 2013 October 05; Accepted 2013 October 14.

Abstract

Objjectives:

The purpose on this report is to show the clinical efficacy of korean medical treatments for femoral neck fracture treated non-operatively.

Methods:

The patient with femoral neck fracture was treated using acupuncture, herbal medication, And the efficacy of treatment had been measured in visual analog scale(VAS) scores and Harris hip scores(HHS) per one month for seven months.

Results:

After treatment, HHS score had been increased from 0 to 74 and VAS of femoral pain had been decreased form 10 to 1.5.

Conclusions:

From the above results, It is demonstrated that korean medical treatments is effective on patient with femoral neck fracture treated non-operatively.

Fig. 1.

Femoral neck fracture in X-ray

Fig. 2.

Femoral neck fracture in CT

Fig. 3.

Avascular necrosis of femoral head in MRI

Imp : Avascular necrosis of right femoral head, stae 2B.

Malunion of right femoral neck fracture.

Multiple muscle strain or muscle edema at both gluteus muscle.

Mild joint effusion at boht hip joint.

Fig. 4.

The change of visual analog scale

Fig. 5.

The change of Harris hip score

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Fig. 1.

Femoral neck fracture in X-ray

Fig. 2.

Femoral neck fracture in CT

Fig. 3.

Avascular necrosis of femoral head in MRI

Imp : Avascular necrosis of right femoral head, stae 2B.

Malunion of right femoral neck fracture.

Multiple muscle strain or muscle edema at both gluteus muscle.

Mild joint effusion at boht hip joint.

Fig. 4.

The change of visual analog scale

Fig. 5.

The change of Harris hip score