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Case 57 : 18.09.09

History :
An adolescent boy presents with sudden pain in the hip whilst playing football.

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Questions :

What can you see on the pelvic radiograph?

What is the mechanism of injury ?

After healing this type of injury may show a characteristic appearance - what would you expect to see ?



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