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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