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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 3145343, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3145343
Case Report

A Bilateral Traumatic Hip Obturator Dislocation

1Orthopedics and Traumatology Department, Şifa University Faculty of Medicine, Sanayi Street, No. 7, Bornova, 35190 Izmir, Turkey
2Ozel Gazikent Medical Center Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Gaziemir, 35410 Izmir, Turkey

Received 6 December 2015; Revised 19 January 2016; Accepted 24 January 2016

Academic Editor: Paul E. Di Cesare

Copyright © 2016 Ahmet Adnan Karaarslan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

A case of a bilateral simultaneous traumatic obturator dislocation of both hip joints in an 18-year-old young man following a traffic accident is presented. We reduced the dislocated femoral heads immediately under general anesthesia followed by passive and active exercises and early full-weight bearing mobilization. After 5 years, the result was excellent.