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Fig. 1 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 1

From: Early open reduction of dislocated hips using a modified Smith-Petersen approach in arthrogyposis multiplex congenita

Fig. 1

a Photos during operation indicated the straight heads of rectus femoris were not released (the white solid arrow) and exposed the femoral head after opening the hip joint capsule through T-shaped incision. b and c Preoperative arthrography shows the hip inverted limbus with widened acetabulum medial pooling in AMC. Tentative closed reduction shows that the dislocated hips were stiff and irreducible

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