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Trauma of the Pelvic Ring: Epidemiological and Etiopathogenic Aspects

Volume 4 - Issue 2

Diouf AB*, Gueye AB, Dembele B, Daffe M, Dia R, Sarr L, Diop PS, Coulibaly NF, Sane AD and Dieme CB

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    • Orthopedics Traumatology, Aristide Le Dantec Hospital, West Africa

    *Corresponding author: Alioune Badara Diouf, Orthopedics Traumatology Aristide Le Dantec Hospital, Avenue Pasteur BP 3001, West Africa

Received: April 19, 2018;   Published: April 30, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.04.001016

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The injuries of the pelvic ring are the set of mechanical lesions affecting the pelvic girdle formed by the 2 iliac bones, the sacrum and the coccyx. The acetabular cavity is an anatomical region belonging to the pelvis, but its articular function makes the lesions acetabulum is considered an entity separate from other pelvic lesions [1]. It is an infrequent emergency, related to generally violent trauma. They represent 0.3 to 9.3% of all trauma [2-4]. They are the preserve of the young active adult.

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