Congenital hip instability in hospital born neonates in Abha.

  title={Congenital hip instability in hospital born neonates in Abha.},
  author={Mm Rahman Khan and Betsy Sterling Benjamin},
  journal={Annals of Saudi medicine},
  volume={12 2},
In a prospective screening of 2222 consecutive live hospital births over a ten-month period in Abha, there was an incidence of 3.6% for congenital hip instability by examination within 48 hours of delivery. This is a higher incidence than that reported from most parts of the world and is comparable to earlier Japanese figures. This suggests a regional variation in the incidence of his instability within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Bilateral instability was found in 32% and there was a left… CONTINUE READING