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Why would a teenager need a total hip replacement?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Young THA

Dysplasia, trauma, avascular change, developmental issues, among others, may make tha a good choice in a teenager. Other considerations to pelvic, acetabular, and femoral osteotomies should be entertained as well.

In brief: Young THA

Dysplasia, trauma, avascular change, developmental issues, among others, may make tha a good choice in a teenager. Other considerations to pelvic, acetabular, and femoral osteotomies should be entertained as well.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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In brief: Common causes...

...Of early hip destruction are infection, aseptic necrosis, and severe hip dysplasia.
Any of these can render a teenager immobile without a new hip.

In brief: Common causes...

...Of early hip destruction are infection, aseptic necrosis, and severe hip dysplasia.
Any of these can render a teenager immobile without a new hip.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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