Unusual Posterior Traumatic Hip Dislocations at Yopougon/Abidjan Teaching Hospital

Alidou Traoré, Leopold Koffi Krah, Daouda Kanaté Soumaro, Rebecca Eva Boka, Christelle Mobiot-Aka, Alban Slim Mbende, Mamadou Dosso, Kader Sy, Jean Baptiste Sie Essoh, Insa Bamba, Yves Lambin
2016 Open Journal of Orthopedics  
Traumatic dislocation of the hip is quite rare and accounts for 2% -5% of all dislocations. We report on a case of a bilateral posterior hip dislocation associated with symmetric acetabular fracture and two cases of infracotyloid dislocation. The report included 2 men and one woman. The mean age of patients was 33 years. All dislocations followed a road traffic accident. Non-operative closed reduction was achieved within 19 hours of admission. The average follow-up time was 15 months. The hips
more » ... 5 months. The hips were stable, mobile, and painless; and there was no radiographic sign of avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
doi:10.4236/ojo.2016.64011 fatcat:gqfnpbb3g5dcnlnwnn6wdofcsy