Dislocated hip prosthesis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

This patient presented 5 weeks after having replacement of her left femoral head with a cemented prosthesis. After a fall, she presented with a painful left hip and shortened and internally rotated left leg.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
X-ray

Dislocated left hip prosthesis. 

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: posterior dislocation of the prosthesis.

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Case information

rID: 6457
Published: 29th Jun 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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