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About Andrew Pugh, MD

Resident
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Utah
14 01, 2019

SplintER Series: Hip Dislocation | Leg Day #2

2019-01-14T16:05:10+00:00

Hip dislocation xray - SplintER seriesWelcome to Leg Day #2 of the SplintER Series. Following up with the Leg Day #1’s primer on tibial plateau fractures, another key orthopedic injury of the leg is hip dislocation. A hip dislocation occurs when there is separation of the head of the femur from the acetabulum of the pelvis in either an anterior or posterior direction.1

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