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What are the clinical signs of femoral head retroversion?

What are the clinical signs of femoral head retroversion?

Rotation: With retro version you have more external rotation of the hip than internal rotation and thus you will turn you hip out more and walk with the leg rotated outward moreso. ...Read more

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Will femoral anteversion/retroversion get me medically discharged from the army?

Will femoral anteversion/retroversion get me medically discharged from the army?

I doubt that it will: as long as you were accepted into the service , this would have been present from when you went in. it is not something that gets worse over time. after you no longer are growing, there is no change. ...Read more

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What is the percentage of unilateral femoral head retroversion in the population? Why did it take so long to be diagnosed and only b/c of injury too?

What is the percentage of unilateral femoral head retroversion in the population? Why did it take so long to be diagnosed and only b/c of injury too?

Life isn't that way: Often, real life is not exact like numbers are. It might not be known how many people have femoral retroversion, especially in various groups of people (male, female, children, adults, narrow-pelvis, wide-pelvis, short/tall people, different racial groups, etc..). Each person has her own femur shape, so angle measurements go from the retroversion range to the normal range to the anteversion range. ...Read more

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Is it true that someone with hip retroversion cannot get piriformis syndrome on that side?

Less likely: With retroversion of the upper aspect of the femur the piriformis is relaxed during routine ambulation and therefore there is less chance for irritation that would result in symptoms consistent with piriformis syndrome. ...Read more

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Is left hip adductor tendinosis to be expected in a runner with unilateral left hip retroversion?

Is left hip adductor tendinosis to be expected in a runner with unilateral left hip retroversion?

Further evaluation: You shoiuld have further evaluation of the hip joint. Hips are like car tires, malalignment can cause earlier degenerative changes. ...Read more

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