The Hip: Preservation, Replacement and Revision

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);

- Treatment: 
- 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