Dysplasia refers to an acetabulum that is shallow or underdeveloped.
Subluxation refers to a femo...
Is the baby moving both lower extremities symmetrically?
Any abnormal position of lower extremities noticed by paren...
Subluxation at birth often resolves spontaneously and therefore may be observed for 3 wk.
Indication for treatment: Subluxation of hip persists beyond 3 wk, confirmed on physical exam or US. ...
Missed early diagnosis can result in more complicated management and less favorable outcome.
Failed reduction an...
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DDH is the most common hip disorder in children.
Early diagnosis is key to management. This is accomplished with a thorough examination of hips of newborns and infants.
US is the most se...
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