Posterior dislocation of the hip

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Motor bike accident. Painful right hip. otherwise OK.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Posterior dislocation of the right hip, without obvious fracture. 

Posterior dislocation of the femoral head without acetabular fractures. Small bony fragments related to osteochondral fractures of the articular surface of the femoral head. 

Case Discussion

Posterior dislocation of the hip with a small associated fractures. 

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Case information

rID: 18183
Published: 17th Jun 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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