A 67-year-old woman presents to an urgent care center after 12 hours of pain in her right hip that began after she slipped in her kitchen and fell onto that hip. She reports that the pain is constant and worsens with walking. She has not experienced numbness in the hip, and she reports no other injuries. She has not sustained any head trauma, and she has no head or neck pain.
View the image taken (Figure 1) and consider what your diagnosis would be. Resolution of the case is described on the next page.
Hip Pain in an Adult After a Fall