Traumatic hip dislocation in childhood.

@article{Vialle2005TraumaticHD,
  title={Traumatic hip dislocation in childhood.},
  author={Rapha{\"e}l Vialle and Thierry Odent and St{\'e}phanie Pannier and François Pauthier and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Laumonier and Christophe Glorion},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={138-44}
}
Traumatic dislocation of the hip in childhood is uncommon and can be a consequence of minor trauma. The authors report a series of 35 dislocations in skeletally immature patients. Most were isolated posterior dislocations without acetabular lesions. In 75% of cases, reduction of the dislocation was easy. Nine children required surgery to remove interposed joint capsule and/or osteochondral fragments to achieve anatomic reduction. Outcomes were generally good, except in one patient in whom a… CONTINUE READING

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