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FIGURE 4.15. Radiographically occult femoral neck fracture detected by MR. (A) AP radiography of the right hip reveals generalized demineralization and old healed pubic rami fractures but no evidence for a femoral neck fracture. (B) Coronal T1-weighted image demonstrates a broad band of decreased signal traversing the femoral neck consistent with a subcapital femoral neck fracture. (C) Coronal proton density fat-suppressed image reveals a large zone of increased signal throughout the femoral neck consistent with marrow edema and an acute fracture.

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