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J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1992 Sep;74(5):708-10.

Inferior (obturator) dislocation of the hip in neonates. A complication of treatment by the Pavlik harness.

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University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

Abstract

Two neonates, treated by the Pavlik harness for congenital dislocation of the hip, developed inferior dislocation due to excessive hip flexion. Early recognition of the complication and diminution of the angle of flexion gave a stable relocation of the hip in both patients.

PMID:
1527118
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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