Pipkin fracture - type IV

Case contributed by Dr Petralli Carlo Lucius E

Presentation

56-year old female with traumatic posterior dislocation of the right hip.

Modality: X-ray

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Modality: CT

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Case Discussion

Classification of Pipkin fractures

  •  type  I:     femoral head fracture distal to the fovea centralis
  •  type  II:     fracture proximal to the fovea centralis
  •  type III:     type I or II fracture associated with femoral neck fracture
  •  type IV:     type I or II fracture associated with acetabular-rim fracture

    

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Case Information

rID: 12173
Case created: 27th Oct 2010
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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