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Dislocation of the hip

Dislocation of the hip

A dislocation is an injury in which a bone is displaced from its proper position in a joint. Unless there are accompanying fractures or tissue damage, a simple dislocation may be manipulated back into place. Treatment may include immobilizing the area where dislocation occurred.