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Femur Shaft Fracture

Although femur is the longest and strongest bone of our body but even strong force can break it. The type of fracture depends upon the extent of force and location of injury.

Characteristics of Femur Fracture

Cause: High-energy collision OR motor vehicle or motorcycle crash OR hit by a moving vehicle OR fall from height OR gunshot wounds.

Symptoms: Sudden & intense pain and tenderness, swelling of the area, deformed leg that looks shorter than the other along with inability to straighten the injured leg and put weight on it.

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