leg length discrepancy


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leg length discrepancy

Limb length discrepancy Orthopedics A difference in leg lengths, clinically significant at > 3 cm, affecting heart rate, muscle activity and O2 consumption Compensation strategies Steppage, circumduction, vaulting, hip hiking. See Gait analysis.
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Scott, "The effect of leg length discrepancy upon load distribution in the static phase (standing)," Gait and Posture, vol.
Limb shortening for the management of leg length discrepancy. J Royal Coll Surg Edinburgh.
LCPD affecting the femoral head was confirmed, with an incompletely formed femoral head noted and a leg length discrepancy measured at 2.5 cm.
In active patients with recurrent pain around the hips and no history of trauma, I find leg length discrepancy to be a common diagnosis.
Schachner, "Linear morphea and leg length discrepancy: treatment with a leg-lengthening procedure," Pediatric Dermatology, vol.
Leg length discrepancy (LLD) is one of the most commonly occurring and litigated postoperative complications following THA.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the postoperative change in intra-pelvic obliquity (intra-PO) angle in the coronal plane and its effects on leg length discrepancy (LLD) within 2 years.
TABLE Conditions associated with trochanteric bursitis Chronic mechanical low back pain Degenerative arthritis or disc disease of lower lumbar spine Degenerative joint disease of knees Fibromyalgia Iliotibial band syndrome Inflammatory arthritis of the hip Ipsilateral or contralateral hip arthritis Leg length discrepancy Obesity Pes planus Tendonitis of external hip rotators Total hip arthroplasty Source: Lievense A et al.
Having certain structural abnormalities, such as a malalignment of your knees, flat feet, or a leg length discrepancy, can leave you more prone to knee problems.
Again at a minimum follow-up of 24 months (with an average of 40 months), none of the patients had a leg length discrepancy greater than 1 cm and none had an angular deformity of more than 5 degrees.
The Ilizarov apparatus: a way to correct leg length discrepancy and/or straighten deformed bones.
THR for hip arthrodesis is expected to bring some benefits, including improvement in range of motion and leg length discrepancy [4].