Bilateral central dislocation of the hip. A case report

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Bilateral posterior shoulder dislocations and vertebral fractures are well described complications of convulsive activity. A 72-year-old woman with osteoarthritis of both hips and knees centrally dislocated both hips during a tonic-clonic seizure. Bilateral central fracture dislocation of the hip, although rare, must be suspected in the postictal patient who complains of hip and knee pain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)118-120
Number of pages3
JournalClinical orthopaedics and related research
VolumeNO. 181
StatePublished - 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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