[Incidence of congenital hip dislocation in Lastovo 1885-1993].

@article{Maricevi1995IncidenceOC,
  title={[Incidence of congenital hip dislocation in Lastovo 1885-1993].},
  author={A Maricevi{\'c}},
  journal={Lijecnicki vjesnik},
  year={1995},
  volume={117 5-6},
  pages={126-9}
}
This study was designed to determine the incidence of congenital dislocation of the hip on the island of Lastovo in the period from 1885 to 1993. There was a total of 19 infants with congenital dislocation of the hip out of the 3676 babies who were born alive. The overall incidence accounted for 5.2/1000 live births. Our findings demonstrated that a high incidence of the disease (57.9%) was strongly correlated to a positive family history. In the majority of cases, the diagnosis of congenital… CONTINUE READING