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Luxatio erecta of the hip: a critical retrospective.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9342816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The term "luxatio erecta" has been borrowed from the shoulder to identify rare traumatic hip dislocations in which there is inferior dislocation of the femoral head and inversion of the femoral shaft. A review of the literature is presented along with an additional illustrative case. The mechanism of injury, and the radiological and physical appearance of the patient, indicate that there are two subtypes of dislocation hitherto lumped together under the single term.
B G Brogdon; D A Woolridge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skeletal radiology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0364-2348     ISO Abbreviation:  Skeletal Radiol.     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-25     Completed Date:  1997-11-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701953     Medline TA:  Skeletal Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  548-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of South Alabama Medical Center, Mobile 36617, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Football / injuries*
Hip Dislocation / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Hip Injuries*
Hip Joint / radiography

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