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Sciatic nerve palsy secondary to heterotopic bone formation occurred after surgery for posterior acetabulum fracture and hip dislocation

Mustafa Karakaplan, Emre Ergen, Okan Aslanturk, Kadir Ertem


Sciatic nerve paralysis can be seen after hip joint traumatic dislocations and fractures of the posterior wall of acetabulum. In this article, we report sciatic nerve palsy due to heterotopic bone formation in early postoperative phase that was treated with heterotopic bone resection and sciatic nerve neurolysis in a patient who underwent open reduction and internal fixation for hip dislocation and fracture of posterior wall of right acetabulum.

Key words: Hip dislocation, heterotopic ossification, sciatic nerve

Med-Science. 2018; 7(2): 434-6

Medicine Science Vol:7 Issue:2 Year:2018 PP:247-468
Posted in Vol: 7 Issue: 2 Year: 2018 June pp: 247-468

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