Patients with developmental hip dysplasia
(DDH) have a femoral head dislocation and acetabular developmental dysplasia, and may have secondary osteoarthritis.
Specifically discussed are developmental hip dysplasia
, Legg-Calve-Perth syndrome, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, limb-length discrepancies and limb deficiency, limb and spinal fractures, and sports medicine.
10-16) A positive family history for developmental hip dysplasia
may be found in 12% to 33% of patients who have DDH.
Asymmetric thigh creases may not be predictive of developmental hip dysplasia
Community practitioners have a unique role working with families and young children, and can prove vital in preventing problems associated with developmental hip dysplasia
(DDH), which may affect a child for the rest of its life.
Introductory chapters covering anatomy, tissue healing, and the principles of fractures are followed by those focusing on disorders such as rheumatic diseases and developmental hip dysplasia
Ultrasonography in the diagnosis and management of developmental hip dysplasia
(UK Hip Trial): clinical and economic results of a multicentre randomised controlled trial Lancet 2002; 360:2009-2017.
All newborns should be screened for developmental hip dysplasia
, guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics say
1] The successful outcome of developmental hip dysplasia
depends on early diagnosis and treatment.
Transrectal ultrasound for prostate or rectal cancer - biopsy/staging; Pelvic Ultrasound in Females; Sonohysterosalpingraphy; Obstetrical Ultrasonography; Scrotal Ultrasonography; Retroperitoneal Ultrasonography; Developmental Hip Dysplasia
Detection by Ultrasonography; Ultrasound of peripheral sites (tibia, phalanges) for the selection of patients for pharmacologic treatment of osteoporosis; Radiology guideline resources/web links.
9-13) The indications are currently expanding to include other causes of secondary arthritis, such as osteonecrosis, developmental hip dysplasia
, and Perthes disease, although the results may be less predictable.
Other topics that have been addressed include otitis media, urinary tract infections, gastroenteritis, and developmental hip dysplasia