Developmental dysplasia of the hip

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Gender: Male
X-ray

The right femoral epiphysis is smaller than the left. The femoral head is dislocated (disrupted Shenton's line). The acetabulum is poorly formed with an increased acetabular angle on the right in keeping with developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)

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Case information

rID: 8432
Published: 2nd Feb 2010
Last edited: 27th Nov 2020
Tag: hip
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included