Transient palsy of hip abductors after a fall on the buttocks

L. Tesio, L. Bassi, G. Galardi

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A fall on the buttocks caused monolateral transient palsy of the hip abductors in two patients. Palsy could be ascribed to acute entrapment of the superior gluteal nerve between the piriformis muscle and the incisura ischiadica major.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-165
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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