obturator dislocation

obturator dislocation

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No neurovascular impairment was detected and X-ray revealed a bilateral traumatic obturator dislocation of both hip joints (Figure 1).
It has been reported that the obturator dislocation results from simultaneous external rotation, abduction, and flexion of the hip joint [3].
This position of both hip joints resulted in a bilateral obturator dislocation.
Prompt reduction should be made immediately under general anesthesia to prevent complications because bilateral obturator dislocation is considered as a true emergency.
Karahan, "Bilateral obturator dislocation of the hip," Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, vol.
Shafi, "Bilateral simultaneous anterior obturator dislocation of the hip by an unusual mechanism--a case report," Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery, vol.
2) No specific data is available on the success of closed reduction after an obturator dislocation, although it is likely lower due to the muscle forces generated in this type of dislocation.
He described an obturator dislocation associated with a femur shaft fracture managed by internal fixation of the femur with a Kuntscher nail followed by closed manipulative reduction of hip.