Cases of central fracture of the acetabulum are not common. The proper diagnosis and the proper methods of treatment are still being disputed. Recently, articles were published by Coley,1 Kleinberg2 and Whitman,3 and interest was aroused in this type of fracture. The compiling of the statistics and end-results will undoubtedly be facilitated by reporting fractures of this type coming under the surgeon's care.
REPORT OF CASE
—S. E., a man, aged 46, a book agent, almost totally blind, whose family history and previous history have no bearing on the case, and who, with the exception of progressive myopia, had enjoyed fair health, was hit by an automobile, July 5, 1924, and landed on the right side. He was taken to a hospital and had to be carried in, not being able to put weight on either leg. He experienced severe pain in the right hip, but
BOORSTEIN SW. CENTRAL FRACTURE OF THE ACETABULUM: REPORT OF CASE. JAMA. 1926;86(9):617–619. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670350027008
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