Coxa valga

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard
X-ray

Single view of the pelvis and both hips demonstrates bilateral reduced femoral neck angle resulting in lateral subluxation of the femoral head out of the acetabulum.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates bilateral coxa valga with resultant subluxation. It should not be mistaken for DDH

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Case information

rID: 16627
Published: 4th Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: femur, hip
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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