Hip dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


"Clicky" right hip when runs.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Female

Right femoral head sits eccentrically in the acetabular cup with early sclerosis in the lateral acetabular roof indicating early reactive change. Appearances are quite asymmetrical with the left hip.

Correction of eccentricty in the abducted (frog-leg) position. Note femoral head shapes are equally spherical.

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Case information

rID: 16501
Published: 23rd Jan 2012
Last edited: 20th Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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