Developmental dysplasia of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

Shortened right lower limb, Limbing while walking and pain in the right hip.

Patient Data

Age: 2
Gender: Male
X-ray

The right femoral head is superolaterally dislocated with increased acetabular angle and markedly small right capital femoral epiphysis.

Case Discussion

Developmental dysplasia of the right hip joint (DDH).

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Case information

rID: 25016
Case created: 28th Sep 2013
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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