Anterior Dislocation of the Hip After Arthroscopy in a Patient with Capsular Laxity of the Hip: A Case Report

Ranawat, Anil S.; McCliricy, Michael; Sekiya, Jon K.
January 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 1, p192
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the case of a fifty two year old woman who presented with a two year history of pain in her right groin and a sensation of popping in her right hip. A discussion of diagnostic testing which was conducted on the woman and resulted in a diagnosis of a torn labrum and capsular laxity of the hip is presented. Arthroscopy which was performed on the woman and an anterior dislocation which she suffered after treatment are discussed.


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