Traumatic Inferior Hip Dislocation

Ahmet Tugrul Zeytin, Seyhmus Kaya, Filiz Baloglu Kaya, Hamit Ozcelik


Inferior hip dislocation (luxatio erecta femoris) is the least common form of hip dislocation, and mostly occurs in children. This type of dislocation is extremely rare in adults, and there have been a total of 10 case reports in the literature. This current report presents a 55-year-old male patient who was treated with sedation analgesia and closed reduction in the emergency department with traumatic inferior hip dislocation.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(6):238-239


Inferior dislocation; Hip dislocation; Trauma

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