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Developmental dysplasia of the hip 

Developmental dysplasia of the hip
Developmental dysplasia of the hip

Anish Sanghrajka

and Deborah M Eastwood

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date: 05 July 2022

Developmental dysplasia of the hip represents a spectrum of hip pathology with or without hip instability

Controversy continues regarding the relative roles of clinical and ultrasound screening programmes

Early diagnosis and prompt, appropriate treatment is important

All treatment methods risk compromising the vascularity of the developing femoral head

Residual dysplasia may require an aggressive surgical approach.

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