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Hip Displasia In Infants
Inadequate reserves : And increased loss .Deficiencies in calcium and phosphate and disturbed balance between them are frequently encountered, and may lead to significant impairment of bone deposition. Osteopenia of prematurity – also known as neonatal rickets, rickets of prematurity or neonatal metabolic bone disease – is a common and important concern in neonatology. ...Read more
Will glucosamine and condroitin sulfate improve the residual pain from congenital hip dysplasia in a female adult?
Not likely: There is little clinical evidence to support these supplements. Most research has been with osteoarthritis. These supplements are safe and well tolerated by most. It cannot necessarily hurt to try. The main draw back is cost. I encourage my patients to try them for about a month and if no improvement then don't waste the money. ...Read more
Has anyone diagnosed "lateral recess spinal stenosis" in anyone under 25 yrs of age? How common is lrss in this age cohort?
Uncommon: Some people have congenitally narrow spinal canals. Lateral recess stenosis is typically a condition seen in older adults. A doctor who treats back pain regularly (physiatrist, orthopedist, neurologist) can tell you if this is even a significant finding. Many things are seen on MRI which may or may not be causes of pain or weakness. It isimportant to try to correlate the MRI with the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mom has severe osteoarthritis in spine. Had cerv. Laminectomy. Lumbar surgery to put rod in recommended. Consequences of no surgery?
Im 26, my mother born w/ severe bilateral hip dysplasia corrected by surgery. Lifelong hip "catching" and clicking in joint, and pain. Poss dysplasia?
Now arthritis: Dysplasia correction involves cutting the femur and/or pelvis, and the changing the alignment to improve coverage of the ball by the socket. Dysplasia comes in various types and degrees of severity. Because the correction is rarely 'perfect', some symptoms can be present. Most patients develop degenerative changes later in life. (arthritis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Marked degenerative change demonstrated n the hip joint, Labral degeneration is identified subchondral cyst change in the acetabulum, and femoral head?
Can Spina Bifida Occulta worsen and develop into Spina Bifida? My MRIs show severe issues in every level of my spine, but only the L5/S1 shows SBO
No, the anatomical-: -variant has always been there & no need 2 worry. Also it has nothing to do with your complaints. It is usually found incidentally on X-rays. ...Read more
Runner. Have bone marrow edema in left superior ramus&acetabular column+stabbing posterior hip. Is this all consistent w dysplasia?
Not necessarily: Hip dysplasia is diagnosed by certain radiographic parameters on an ap radiograph of the pelvis. You could potentially have acetabular or proximal femoral dysplasia, but it's hard to tell if your symptoms correlate with any type of dysplasia. ...Read more
JHS: Joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs) is an inherited condition of loose ligaments & is better known by doctors outside United States; manifested by ability to oppose thumb to forearm & touch palms to floor with knees locked. Greater joint laxity can be induced by traumatic injury (extreme sports), childbirths, & lifting while turning. See osteopath for therapeutic ideas. Keep muscles well toned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Its for my mom who is 58 yrs of age.Got MRI done.Report states - minimal joint effusion is seen predominantly in supra patellar bursa.
Fluid: Is present in the knee joint. Check with her doctor to ascertain possible causes. ...Read more
What is the implication of the rod and screw in fractured femur bowing on X-ray 8 weeks post op in 58 year old male?
Could be a problem: If the surgeon felt this was new bowing that could be due to too much stress on the rod. That would be very unusual with modern rods as they are very strong...Especially to see as early as 8 weeks. If it is just on an x-ray report you need to talk to your orthopedist as it us likely nothing. Most rods are normally bowed and may bow slightly more after being inserted. ...Read more
Is developmental hip dysplasia common? Is 2-3 kids out of a 1000 common or considered rare? How often is developmental hip dysplasia missed?
My son aged 14 years is having multiple epiphysyeal dysplasia, stiffness in joints, reduced range of movements in all joints. Pls. Suggest treatment.
37 year old has scoliosis, lumbar lordosis and curved spine, and was born with hip dysplasia.Had several surgeries. Now has joint and back pain walkin?
I have hip displasia and today my entire right hip back butt is locked up and in severe pain I don't know what to do ?
I’m wondering if surgery is necessary for people with hip dysplasia. I’ve been in pain for numerous months and talked to my doctor but he doesn’t think it’s necessary but I haven’t been able to do much fir almost a year. ?
It may be worth getting a second and even a third opinion. If you are fairly active and want to continue to be active, get another opinion to see if surgery is even possible.
A thorough clinical exam, and possibly X-Ray may be ordered by the new Orthopedist.
All the best. ...Read more
Chronic SI and hip joint pain with popping/cracking. Normal XRay and MRI. (HO hip dysplasia as infant) Pain is getting worse. What can cause this?
Hip Pain: Hip and SI joint pain have a great deal of overlap. There are many things that can cause these symptoms, such as bone deformities, muscle and ligament injuries, as well as bursal abnormalities. If there is a history of developmental hip problems, further evaluation would be beneficial to make sure there is no lasting effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Twenties. Ballet/athlete. Left hip dysplasia becoming increasingly problematical. Shouldn't this have been solved as a baby?
Depends: While hip dysphasia occurs as a child, the future ramifications may last and worsen into adulthood. This depends entirely on whether the hip joint maintained normal shape and thus developed properly or not. If there is residual deformity, it will likely lead to future pain and arthritis. You should have an xray evaluation to find this out. ...Read more
No : This is a question best answered by an Ob- Gyn physician but hip 'dysplasia' has never been linked to miscarriage etc. best of luck! ...Read more
Pediatricians look for hip dysplasia during well baby visits? Folds on my baby's thighs look similar but not symmetrical. Read that's a symptom.
Ask pediatrician: Hip dysplasia sometimes show asymmetric buttock or gluteal creases and a hip click. Ultrasound or x-ray study will need to be done to determine whether the hips are normal or not. Asymmetrical gluteal creases may be a sign of hip dysplasia in one hip. Thigh folds (separate from gluteal folds) that are asymmetrical rarely indicate hip dysplasia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 montgs baby starts walking with one foot slightly turned outward, is it normal?Can it be a sign of hip displasia?How can I help in walking right?
8 months: He is still 8 months. Monitor for now. ...Read more
Depends : Unilateral hip dysplasia can present in many different ways, and treatment indication depends on severity of hip dysplasia and age of patient. Sometimes a brace is indicated, other times observation. If treatment is indicated, babies usually respond faster the earlier the treatment is initiated. The international hip dysplasia Institute has some great videos on how baby hip positioning affects ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hip can slip out: For reasons unclear some infants are born with a loosness about the hip joint that permits the big ball of the upper leg to slip out of the cup like socket. Drs check for this at birth & well checkups.After 3 mo the ligaments tighten & detection is harder.Some are picked up as walking starts. Tight swaddeling with legs extended may incerase risk & girls & breach babies have higher risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to define cured: The severity of hip dysplasia will determine the prognosis of the disease. Mild cases often need little to no treatment. Moderate to severe cases will often lead to the need for total hip replacement surgery. Consult with an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in complex hip replacement for further information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It cannot be cured : But it can be treated with treatment based on degree of symptoms and degree of dysplasia along with any degenerative issues. See an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment options ...Read more
Hip dysplasia: It depends on the way the socket and the ball of the joint were formed. Some have more of a normal joint architecture whereas others have significantly damaged joint. Why? -- no definite answer. Genes? Other factors during fetal development? ...Read more
Stem Cell therapy: has been used for years in horses with good success, check it out for your dog. ...Read more
Emedicine article: Here's a great online article on developmental displasia of the hip. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1248135-overview. I hope it's useful! ...Read more
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