A 19-year-old female asked:
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was diagnosed w/ hip dysplasia and femoral anteversion and dr recommended osteotomy. after seeing ct scan he said osteotomy won't help pain. why?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I can only guess tha: -on the CT there was a significant degenerative disease, or that the osteotomy will not give U adequate coverage. Or maybe femoral osteotomy along with an acetabular procedure still would not help if there was very poor bone stock on the acetabular side.
Answered on Jul 3, 2015
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