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Chronic hip dysplasia

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis certain


Right hip pain and abnormal gait since childhood.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

There is dislocation of the right hip joint with pseudo-articulation with the ilium. The proximal of the right femur is deformed, and the right acetabulum is dysplastic as demonstrated by a shallow cup with a vertically oriented roof. 
Mild acetabular dysplasia with degenerative changes are also observed ate left hip joint as decreased joint space and subchondral sclerosis.

Case Discussion

Long-standing untreated bilateral hip dysplasia more severe on the right side with pseudo-articulation.

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