Hip prosthesis dislocation

Case contributed by Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi
Diagnosis certain


Slipped in bathroom

Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Female

Posterosuperior dislocation of left hip prosthesis. No obvious fracture.

Case Discussion

Component dislocation is not an uncommon complication of the total hip arthroplasty (occurring in around 5% of the patients).

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