Total Hip Arthroplasty to Treat Chronic Native Hip Obturator Dislocation: A Case Report

Georges J. Bounajem, Stephen P. Maier, Evan Smith, Marilyn Heng, Christopher M. Melnic

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Abstract

CASE: A 37-year-old woman presented with a rare chronic dislocation of her native right hip where the head of the femur was incarcerated in the obturator foramen of her pelvis. After optimization of sociomedical factors, she underwent successful total hip arthroplasty. CONCLUSION: Total hip arthroplasty is a viable treatment option for the chronic incarcerated obturator hip dislocation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e20.00497
JournalJBJS Case Connector
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 20 2020
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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