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CLINICAL IMAGE
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 52-53

Traumatic posterior hip dislocation in a child


1 Department of Orthopedics, Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Rural Medical College, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Pediatrics, Kasturba Hospital, Daryaganj, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Arvind Kishore
Department of Orthopedics, Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2230-7095.149779

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Traumatic hip dislocation in children is an uncommon injury and constitutes an orthopedic emergency. We herein present a traumatic posterior dislocation of the hip in a 4-year-old child and emphasize on the role of early correction of the injury, preferably within 6 h since its occurrence to prevent long-term complications such as osteonecrosis, coxa magna, and osteoarthritis.


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