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Developmental hip dysplasia. Any follow-up needed after age 2 years?
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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Developmental hip dysplasia occurs in approximately 0.
4 % of births. Result of treatment depend on early diagnosis and treatment institution. Between birth & 6 months of age we use the pavlik harness, between 6 months & 1 yr of age following general anesthesia and reduction a spica cast is used. After age 1 surgery may be needed followed by a spica cast. Follow up is needed.

In brief: Yes
Developmental hip dysplasia occurs in approximately 0.
4 % of births. Result of treatment depend on early diagnosis and treatment institution. Between birth & 6 months of age we use the pavlik harness, between 6 months & 1 yr of age following general anesthesia and reduction a spica cast is used. After age 1 surgery may be needed followed by a spica cast. Follow up is needed.
Dr. Will Moorehead
Dr. Will Moorehead
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Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: Yes
This should be followed as a child and later after skeletal maturity to ensure that there is adequate coverage of the femoral head.
Inadequate coverage can lead to early arthritis.

In brief: Yes
This should be followed as a child and later after skeletal maturity to ensure that there is adequate coverage of the femoral head.
Inadequate coverage can lead to early arthritis.
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
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