Pediatrics

Screening strategy doesn't affect hip dysplasia outcomes

(HealthDay)—Degenerative changes with hip dysplasia are similar in long-term maturity follow-up regardless of ultrasound screening approach, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in Pediatrics.

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Ultrasound can reliably diagnose hip dysplasia at age 6 months

Developmental dislocation (dysplasia) of the hip (DDH) is a common congenital condition in which a child's upper thighbone is dislocated from the hip socket. The condition can be present at birth or develop during a child's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infants should be screened for hip trouble

Developmental hip dysplasia is the most common congenital defect in newborns. The condition occurs when a hip joint is shallow, unstable or when the joint is dislocated. Infants with the condition are often at risk of developing ...

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Gold treatment relieves pain in dogs

Many animals and people experience chronic joint pain. In dogs, a common source of joint pain is hip dysplasia, a developmental defect of the hip joint. Implantation of gold into the soft tissues around the hip joints of ...