Iatrogenic avascular necrosis of the hip in young children: a long-term follow-up.

@article{Gore1999IatrogenicAN,
  title={Iatrogenic avascular necrosis of the hip in young children: a long-term follow-up.},
  author={Donald R. Gore},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={635-40}
}
The purpose of this study is to report the long-term results of six children with iatrogenic avascular necrosis of one hip. The avascular necrosis occurred in the originally normal hip that was immobilized as part of treatment for congenital dislocation of the contralateral hip. At time of treatment, they ranged in age from 1 to 16 months, and at follow-up, 29 to 35 years. At time of final review, one had a roentgenographically normal hip, but five had residual structural abnormalities, of… CONTINUE READING

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