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how common is it for an adult to have unilateral hip dysplasia?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Uncommon in males: Most commonly cn in famales & usually the sleft hip, but it is much less common now 4 some reason. As a resident we had a day set aside for a hip dysplasia clinic it was so common. As my practice matured over the years i saw fewer & fewer. & in the last 20 years i saw none. As u c common in females & it runs in families but not genetic & follows the maternal side. No good image 2 post.

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