Hunka classification of neonatal septic arthritis of the hip

Type I: Absent or minimal femoral head changes.

Type II:

  • A: deformity of the femoral head with intact physis.
  • B: deformity of the femoral head with premature physeal closure.

Type III: Pseudarthrosis of the femoral neck.

Type IV:

  • A:Complete destruction of the capital femoral epiphysis with stable neck fragment.
  • B: Complete destruction of the capital femoral epiphysis with instable small neck fragment.
  • Type V: Destruction of both the femoral head and the femoral neck to the intertrochanteric line with hip dislocation.

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rID: 44252
System: Paediatrics
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