Chronic Recurrent Posterior Dislocation of the Hip After a Pipkin Fracture Treated with Intertrochanteric Osteotomy and Acetabuloplasty

Marti, Rene K.; Kloen, Peter
June 2000
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2000, Vol. 82-A Issue 6, p867
Academic Journal
Reports on the medical case of a 21-year-old woman with chronic recurrent psoterior dislocation of the hip after a Pipkin fracture treated with intertrochanteric osteotomy and acetabuloplasty. Fracture of the femoral head distal to the fovea; Treatment with open reduction and excision of fragments; Reconstructive procedure consisting of a posterior acetabuloplasty with an intertrochanteric internal-rotation osteotomy.


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