Dislocated hip prosthesis
Left hip pain.
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Left hip total hip joint replacement is dislocated posteriorly. Right total hip joint replacement is enlocated. No fracture is identified.
Dislocation of hip joint replacements is not uncommon, occurring in 3-4% of patients. Hip joint dislocation not only causes pain and distress to patients but repeated dislocations can damage the prosthesis resulting in further instability.