Atypical femoral fracture is a well-documented adverse reaction to bisphosphonate treatment, but may also have other causes. This dataset contains 433 radiographs from 149 patients with complete AFF, and 549 radiographs from 224 patients with normal femur fractures. There are no diagnoses of cancer, to reduce the risk of confounding by indication.

Keywords: Radiology, X-ray, Annotated, Femur, AFF, Atypical femoral fracture.

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Dataset information

Short name AFFAI
Cite as Jörg Schilcher and Chunliang Wang (2021) X-ray examinations of atypical femoral fractures doi:10.23698/aida/affai
Field Radiology
Organ Femur
Age span
Title X-ray examinations of atypical femoral fractures
Author Jörg Schilcher
Chunliang Wang
Year 2021
DOI doi:10.23698/aida/affai
Status Completed
Version 1.0
Scans 981
Annotations 981
Size 3.88GB
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Modality CR
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Copyright Copyright 2021 Linköping University, Jörg Schilcher, KTH, Chunliang Wang
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Annotation

Atypical femoral fractures have a characteristic fracture pattern with the fracture running perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the femur. The periosteal surface shows a focal cortical thickening (attempts to heal the fracture) and the fracture extends medially through unaffected cortical bone with a typical medial spike. These three radiographic signs are very typical findings for all kinds of stress fractures in cortical bone.

Each case including radiographs was evaluated by at least one senior consultant in orthopedics, and categorized into atypical femoral fractures (AFF) and normal fractures of the femoral shaft (NFF).

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Copyright 2021 Linköping University, Jörg Schilcher, KTH, Chunliang Wang

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Jörg Schilcher and Chunliang Wang (2021) X-ray examinations of atypical femoral fractures doi:10.23698/aida/affai.

Paper 1 (in review).

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