Hip subluxation and dislocation in cerebral palsy: outcome of bone surgery in 21 hips.

@article{Persiani2008HipSA,
  title={Hip subluxation and dislocation in cerebral palsy: outcome of bone surgery in 21 hips.},
  author={Pietro Persiani and Iakov Molayem and Alessandro Calistri and Stefano Rosi and Marco Bove and Ciro Villani},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica},
  year={2008},
  volume={74 5},
  pages={
          609-14
        }
}
The prevalence of hip subluxation and dislocation in cerebral palsy ranges between 3% and 75% in the literature. Clinical signs are rigidity, pain and instability. We assessed functionality, stability and symptoms in 20 patients preoperatively and after follow-up. A varus derotation osteotomy was performed in cases with subluxation or dislocation, while a Chiari osteotomy was performed in the presence of a concomitant acetabular dysplasia. Results were good in 64%, fair in 22% and poor in 14… CONTINUE READING

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