Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 2012 ;70(4):288-90
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Etimesgut Military Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
Osteochondral defects of the femoral head are rare and principles of treatment include anatomic reduction, rigid fixation, enhancement of blood supply, and restoration of articular congruity. In this report, we present a case where the defect of the femoral head was treated with surgical dislocation of hip anteriorly and mosaicplasty. At 3-year follow-up, the patient was symptom free with near complete incorporation of the graft radiographically. Read More