Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte
Print version ISSN 1517-8692
NAHAS, Ricardo Munir; NETTO, Eliseu; CHIKUDE, Takechi and IKEMOTO, Roberto. Traumatic hip fracture-dislocation in soccer: a case report. Rev Bras Med Esporte [online]. 2007, vol.13, n.4, pp. 280-282. ISSN 1517-8692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-86922007000400014.
Uncommon in soccer, the world's most popular sport, the acetabular fractures with hip dislocation are injuries with high incidence of long-term serious sequelae. Prompt attending with accurate diagnosis and reduction and fixation are important to produce a stable and congruent joint for returning to the usual sports practice prior the injury.
Keywords : Soccer; Hip; Fracture and deslocation.