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Pediatr Clin North Am. 1996 Aug;43(4):829-48.

Developmental dysplasia of the hip.

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Motion Analysis Laboratory, Gillette Children's Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Abstract

The essential points regarding screening for and detection of developmental dysplasia of the hip are emphasized. Background information is provided to understand why this entity presents in a variable fashion. This article is not intended to comprehensively cover treatment methodology for the orthopedic surgeon. Instead, the information provided is meant to aid the primary care practitioner in identification of the problem and in supporting the family during the treatment process when an abnormality is detected.

PMID:
8692582
DOI:
10.1016/s0031-3955(05)70437-5
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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