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[Direct communication between the lower urinary tract and the hip joint complicating acetabular fracture. A case report].

Authors
  • Rafai, M
  • Cohen, D
  • Arssi, M
  • Rahmi, M
  • Trafeh, M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revue de chirurgie orthopédique et réparatrice de l'appareil moteur
Publication Date
Sep 01, 1999
Volume
85
Issue
5
Pages
507–511
Identifiers
PMID: 10507114
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Hip joint contamination with urines due to uretroacetabular fistula could be responsible for septic hip arthritis and late joint deterioration. Urine drainage using a cystocatheter as in our observation is recommended. Primary and secondary treatment of the acetabular fracture remains difficult.

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