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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2017, Article ID 8481563, 3 pages
Case Report

Surgical Hip Dislocation for Management of Acetabular Osteochondroma in an Adult

Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Saint Georges University Medical Center, Balamand University, P.O. Box 166378, Achrafieh, Beirut 1100 2807, Lebanon

Correspondence should be addressed to Alexandre H. Nehme; moc.liamg@emhenha

Received 11 May 2017; Accepted 21 June 2017; Published 25 July 2017

Academic Editor: Paul E. Di Cesare

Copyright © 2017 Alexandre H. Nehme 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.


The purpose of this study is to report a rare case of acetabular osteochondroma with a unique clinical presentation occurring in an adult with normally developed hips. The distinctive size and location of the lesion required an open approach with surgical dislocation of the hip for complete resection.