Overlapping Dislocation of the Pubic Symphysis with an Open Reduction and Anterior and Posterior Pelvic Ring Fixation

Blank, Alan T.; Gage, Mark; Tejwani, Nirmal; McLaurin, Toni
January 2015
Case Connector;Jan-Mar2015, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Case Study
Case: We present a case of a patient who sustained overlapping dislocation of the pubic symphysis (ODPS), which required an open reduction as well as anterior and posterior pelvic ring fixation. Conclusion: This case report is a valuable addition to the current literature on ODPS because we believe it to be the first report describing a patient who required both anterior and posterior fixation because of pelvic instability.


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