Posterior dislocation of the hip

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Motor bike accident. Painful right hip. otherwise OK.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

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
Case created: 17th Jun 2012
Last edited: 5th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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