Hip fracture in a young sportsman

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5288 (Published 03 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5288
  1. Greg A J Robertson, specialty registrar in orthopaedics1,
  2. Calum Arthur, consultant orthopaedic surgeon1,
  3. Colin Howie, consultant orthopaedic surgeon2
  1. 1Edinburgh Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  2. 2Orthopaedic Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  1. Correspondence to: G A J Robertson greg_robertson{at}live.co.uk

A 33 year old man presented with pain in the left hip, six weeks after running a marathon. The pain was first noticed three weeks …

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