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 ...