The morphologic variations of low and high hip dislocation.

  title={The morphologic variations of low and high hip dislocation.},
  author={George C Hartofilakidis and Christos K. Yiannakopoulos and George Christos Babis},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  volume={466 4},
UNLABELLED Three different types of congenital hip disease in adults have been distinguished based upon the position of the femoral head relative to the acetabulum and the underlying pathoanatomy of the joint: (1) dysplasia; (2) low dislocation; and (3) high dislocation. To facilitate classification of borderline or ambiguous cases, we studied the morphologic variations of low and high dislocation as observed on the radiographs of 101 hips with low and 74 hips with high dislocation. In low… CONTINUE READING
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