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  • 90% of hip dislocations are posterior; 10% percent are anterior.
  • Typically, an AP pelvic radiograph is adequate to diagnose a hip dislocation. Judet views are help­ful in diagnosing associated fractures.
  • Traumatic dislocations of the native hip should be reduced within 6 hours to reduce the risk of avascular necrosis and posttraumatic arthritis.

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