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Risk Factors for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for developmental dysplasia of the hip in infants.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

Q65.8

Description:

Developmental dysplasia of the hip may result in deformity and permanent crippling. Early detection allows for corrective management, while failure to diagnose may be cause for litigation. Children with one or more risk factors for developmental dysplasia of the hip may benefit from more in-depth screening.

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