Chronic hip subluxation

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Chronic hip subluxation most common occurs in paediatric patients with neuromuscular disorders (e.g. cerebral palsy). It is considered a form of developmental hip dysplasia


Chronic hip subluxation occurs in ~45% of cerebral palsy patients who are not walking by 5 years of age 3

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  • Chronic subluxation of the hip

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