congenital hip dysplasia

A malformation of the hip joint that is present at birth. Genetic factors likely play a role in this disorder. Features include hip dislocation, asymmetry of leg positions, asymmetric fat folds and diminished movement on the affected side. Some children will exhibit little or no features and must be diagnosed by physical examination of the hip join...
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Congenital Hip Dysplasia

An infant that is born with abnormal development of the hip will be diagnosed with hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia occurs when the ball at the top of the thighbone is not in the socket properly because the femur has been displaced. Occasionally, the ligaments are stretched or loose, which can become worse as the child becomes more active. Hip dysplasi...
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congenital hip dysplasia

Type: Term Synonyms: developmental hip dysplasia
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