Developmental dysplasia of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Patient Data

Age: 12 months
Gender: Male
X-ray

Left hip is dislocated with a small femoral epiphysis. The left acetabulum is severely dysplastic with an increased acetabular angle and lateral acetabular notching. Right hip is enlocated and normal. 

Case Discussion

This is a typical appearance of severe developmental dysplasia of the hip with a hip dislocation. 

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Case information

rID: 41393
Case created: 29th Nov 2015
Last edited: 16th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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