Periprosthetic Fracture (Fracture around replacement implant)

Periprosthetic fracture around hip replacement most commonly occur around femoral side.

In this rare case it occurred around the acetabular side.

This young man underwent total hip arthroplasty
Total Hip Arthroplasty

On the night of surgery he had convulsions. The energy generated during convulsion is equivalent to 440 volt electric shock. It is enough to dislocate the joint or break any bone

In this case, it broke the bone around the acetabulum cup
Periprosthetic Fracture
This was a major catastrophe, we had to act immediately. He was taken up for emergency surgery and a special cage was fixed to his broken bones
Hip Replacement Surgury Complete Hip Replacement Surgery Hip Surgery Recovery

This took care of the fracture and we could implant a new cup restoring his joint function