UCSD Musculoskeletal Radiology


MSK Classifications

Femoral neck fractures - Garden

Can also use Pauwels <30, 30-50, >50 degrees to horizontal

Garden type I - Incomplete fracture with valgus impaction


Garden type II - Complete fracture without displacement



Garden type III - Complete fracture with partial displacement of the fracture fragments


Garden type IV - Complete fracture with total displacement allowing the femoral head to rotate back to an anatomical position