Traumatic hip dislocation with associated femoral head fracture

H. Dortaj, A. Emamifar

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Abstrakt

Dislocation of the hip is a critical injury that results from high-energy trauma. This paper describes a case of posterior dislocation of the right hip in a 35-year-old woman with associated ipsilateral femoral head fracture. Initial treatment included reduction of the right hip through posterior approach and fixation of the femoral head fracture with three absorbable screws. After 15-month follow-up, a full range of motion has been achieved and there are no signs of avascular necrosis, hip instability, or limping. The authors describe their method of surgery.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
Artikelnummer865786
TidsskriftCase Reports in Orthopedics
Vol/bind2015
Antal sider3
ISSN2090-6749
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2015
Udgivet eksterntJa

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