A RARE CASE OF LOWER EXTREMITY ARTERIAL AND VENOUS THROMBOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH SCIATICO - FEMORAL NERVE INJURY DUE TO FRACTURE SHAFT OF FEMUR
We report a case of 27 years old male patient with lower extremity venous and arterial thrombosis with both femoral and sciatic nerve injury due to fracture shaft of femur. Simultaneous involvement of entire major neurovascular axis is rare following fracture shaft of femur. Diagnosis may be delayed if high suspicion is not kept. Management of such a case is challenging as no clear guidelines exist. Conservative management for vascular and neurological injury was adopted in our patient after appropriate investigations leading to successful limb salvage.
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