Intrapelvic Migration of Dynamic Hip Screw Postoperatively Leading to Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Case Report

Mir Mansour Moazen Jamshidi, Alireza Moharrami, Pouya Tabatabaei Irani, Mohammad Ali Ghasemi, Amir Reza Mafi, Seyed Mohammad Javad Mortazavi
2022 Journal of Orthopedic and Spine Trauma  
This study aimed to present a rare case of a failed dynamic hip screw (DHS) used for fixation of intertrochanteric fracture sliding into the pelvis and to review the most common causes of DHS failure in order to prevent this from happening in the future. Case Report: A 68-year-old woman was referred to the orthopedics clinic with left hip pain and limping from 6 months ago. In our evaluation, she had DHS failure and intrapelvic protrusion. Conclusion: There have been several aspects of the
more » ... ously described DHS failure. We performed a two-stage total hip arthroplasty (THA) for the patient with a good one-year follow-up in the present case.
doi:10.18502/jost.v8i2.9316 fatcat:czc6qalu6nczbfbbhfa54pwrcy