Idiopathic anteversion of the femoral neck follow-up study of 51 patients on completion of growth

  • Leanne Jani
  • Published 2004 in International Orthopaedics

Abstract

Isolated increased anteversion of the femoral head and neck during growth regresses spontaneously in most patients. In our series this was the case in 89% of the 102 hips (86% of the 51 patients) examined. Regression occurred primarily in two phases: between the age of 6–8 years, and during the growth spurt of puberty. Regression particularly during the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00571811

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@article{Jani2004IdiopathicAO, title={Idiopathic anteversion of the femoral neck follow-up study of 51 patients on completion of growth}, author={Leanne Jani}, journal={International Orthopaedics}, year={2004}, volume={2}, pages={283-292} }