radiologic case study

September 2004
Orthopedics;Sep2004, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p880
Academic Journal
Case Study
Presents a radiologic case of a patient who presented with right hip pain after falling of a horse and the diagnosis of a pipkin type II fracture of the right femoral head. Classifications of femoral head fractures; Background cases of femoral fracture-dislocations; Complications in the management of femoral head fractures.


Related Articles

  • An uncomfortable hip exacerbated by exercise.  // BMJ: British Medical Journal;9/26/2015, Vol. 351 Issue 8026, ph4750 

    The article describes the case of an adult female presented with gait disturbance and discomfort around her groin for numerous years and was later diagnosed with developmental dysplasia of the left hip.

  • Conversion of failed hemiarthroplasty to total hip arthroplasty: A short to mid-term follow-up study. Pankaj, Amite; Malhotra, Rajesh; Bhan, Surya // Indian Journal of Orthopaedics;Jul-Sep2008, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p294 

    Background: The conversion of hemiarthroplasty (unipolar or bipolar) of the hip to total hip replacement has been reported to be associated with very high rates of intra- and postoperative complications. We present a prospective analysis of the outcome of conversion surgery in patients with...

  • Difficulties in diagnosing and managing congenital dislocation of the hip. Noble, T.C.; Pullan, C.R.; Craft, A.W.; Leonard, M.A. // British Medical Journal;8/26/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6137, p620 

    Focuses on the diagnosis and management of congenital dislocation of the hip. Detection of radiological abnormalities; Inadequacy of details on the congenital dislocation of hips; Importance of follow-up treatment.

  • Traumatic anterior dislocation of hip in a teenager: an open unusual type. Zekry, Medhat; Mahmoodi, Mohsen; Saad, Girgis; Morgan, Mamdouh // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology;Nov2012 Supplement, Vol. 22, p99 

    Traumatic anterior open dislocation of hip is rare in children and prone to be associated with injuries, extensive soft tissue damage and avascular necrosis of the femoral head. We report a hitherto undescribed anterior open dislocation of the hip joint in a 14-year-old boy. The dislocated head...

  • Vitamin D and fracture prevention--treatment still indicated but clarification needed. Allain, Theresa J. // Age & Ageing;Nov2005, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p542 

    This article comments on the published study "Vitamin D3 and Calcium to Prevent Hip Fractures in Elderly Women," by M. C. Chapuy, M. E. Arlot, F. DuBoeuf et al. This study, even if compared to previous attempts, could be affected by factors such as the likelihood of vitamin D deficiency or...

  • What Does a Limp Signify?  // USA Today Magazine;Oct91, Vol. 120 Issue 2557, p5 

    Discusses the common causes of limping. Dislocation of the hip; Transfer of the body weight to the pain-free leg; Abnormality in the growth center of the thigh bone; Damage to the never cells in the spinal cord; Muscular weakness in the legs.

  • Chronic Recurrent Posterior Dislocation of the Hip After a Pipkin Fracture Treated with Intertrochanteric Osteotomy and Acetabuloplasty. Marti, Rene K.; Kloen, Peter // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2000, Vol. 82-A Issue 6, p867 

    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...

  • Doctoring: Getting physical. R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;6/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p94 

    Comments on the preference of performing conventional diagnosis of suspected hip fracture rather than a radiograph examination. Simple maneuvering techniques in the confirmation of the clinical suspicion; Replacement of the art of medicine with technology; Use of technology in the confirmation...

  • Arthroscopy noted as a viable treatment for femoroacetabular impingement. Press, Robert // Orthopedics Today;Jan2011, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p46 

    The article focuses on a study led by J. W. Thomas Byrd which found that arthroscopic management of femoroacetabular impingement may be a suitable option for many cases.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics