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Viva 12 

Viva 12
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Viva 12
Author(s):

Nev Davies

, Will Jackson

, Andrew Price

, Jonathan Rees

, and Chris Lavy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199647095.003.0012
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date: 02 December 2020

Viva 12 provides a photograph of a 7-year-old girl sitting in a comfortable position. Her mother is concerned because she walks with her feet turned in. What is the assessment based on findings on your examination that the child has extremely lax ligaments and increased internal rotation of both hips, and how is ligamentous laxity graded in children. What is the response to the mother's query about surgical treatment for this condition?

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