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Unusual Combination of Posterior Femoral Head Dislocation and Ipsilateral Intertrochanteric Open Fracture: Case Report


Ion Cocolos, Tiberiu Paul Neagu, Andrei Ursache, Ioan Cristescu, Adina Ghemigian, Andra Maria Cocolos, Camelia Cristina Diaconu, Ovidiu Gabriel Bratu, Mirela Tiglis, Olivera Lupescu

The combination of posterior femoral head dislocation with ipsilateral intertrochanteric fracture is an extremely rare occurrence, therefore, few reports exist. The posterior femoral head dislocation is an injury most common encountered in road traffic accident (dash-board) and may associate various types of acetabular, femoral head or femoral neck fractures[1-3] but almost never an intertrochanteric fracture. [...]

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