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Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 420–423 | Cite as

Total dislocation of the hip joint after arthroscopy and ileopsoas tenotomy

  • Mikael SansoneEmail author
  • Mattias Ahldén
  • Páll Jónasson
  • Leif Swärd
  • Thomas Eriksson
  • Jon Karlsson
Hip

Abstract

The hip is a highly stable joint. Non-traumatic dislocation of the hip is extremely uncommon. In this article, we report two cases of non-traumatic hip dislocations following hip arthroscopy. In both cases, capsulotomy and ileopsoas tenotomy had been performed. These cases raise questions about the importance of the natural stabilisers of the hip.

Level of evidence V.

Keywords

Hip arthroscopy Dislocation Ileopsoas tendon Complications Iatrogenic complication 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikael Sansone
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mattias Ahldén
    • 1
  • Páll Jónasson
    • 1
  • Leif Swärd
    • 2
  • Thomas Eriksson
    • 3
  • Jon Karlsson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgerySahlgrenska University HospitalMölndalSweden
  2. 2.Orthocenter/IFK-KlinikenGothenburgSweden
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryVästerås HospitalVästeråsSweden

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