What are physical findings of hip fractures in patients with osteoporosis?

Updated: Sep 26, 2019
  • Author: Monique Bethel, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Patients with hip fractures may demonstrate the following:

  • Limited ROM with end-range pain on a FABER (flexion in abduction and external rotation) hip joint test

  • Decreased weight-bearing on the fractured side or an antalgic gait pattern


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