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      Category : Health Centers > Bones, Joints, and Muscles

Congenital Dislocation of the Hip

Alternate Names : CDH, Congenital Dysplasia of the Hip, Congenital Subluxation of the Hip, Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, Acetabular Dysplasia

Congenital Dislocation of the Hip | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What can be done to prevent the condition?

There is no way to prevent this condition.

What are the long-term effects of the condition?

It is possible that the hip joint will continue to develop poorly. This can result in a short leg, a limp, restricted motion of the joint, and painful arthritis.

What are the risks to others?

There are no risks to others.

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Congenital Dislocation of the Hip: Treatment & Monitoring

Author: John A.K. Davies, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 08/07/01

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