Post-accident Left Hip Fracture with Surgical Fixation - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Fractured Left Hip - Fixation Surgery. A woman seated in a car seat demonstrates the mechanism of injury. Shows fractured acetabular wall and posterior displacement of the femoral head with contusion of the sciatic nerve. Surgical steps: 1. An incision into the left thigh; 2. Hip fracture is exposed and reconstruction plate and screws are placed; and 3. Fixation hardware is in place.