Developmental dysplasia of the hip

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Gender: Male

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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