Acute on Chronic Slip
- Clinical Presentation:
- pts recounts h/o aching in hip, thigh, or knee (from chronic slip) along w/ h/o sudden severe pain (from concomitant acute slip);
- pin placement:
- reduction may be obtain by gentle skeletal traction in flexion & internal rotation; - forceful manipulation must be avoided.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, May 13, 2011 8:56 am