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Hip Deformities

January 1st, 2017
On this page:Hip Disclocation

Hip Disclocation

  • Look For

  • Posterior dislocation - flexion, internal rotation, adduction of the hip with shortening of the leg
  • Anterior dislocation - flexion / extension and external rotation of the hip with less shortening of the leg
  • Causes of Hip Disclocation

  • Congenital - hip dysplasia
  • Acquired - major trauma e.g. road traffic accidents or sporting injuries
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