Intraarticular findings in symptomatic developmental dysplasia of the hip.

@article{Fujii2009IntraarticularFI,
  title={Intraarticular findings in symptomatic developmental dysplasia of the hip.},
  author={Masanori Fujii and Yasuharu Nakashima and Seiya Jingushi and Takuaki Yamamoto and Yasuo Noguchi and Eiji Suenaga and Yukihide Iwamoto},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={9-13}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to examine intraarticular pathology in patients younger than 20 years with symptomatic developmental dysplasia of the hip. METHODS We performed hip arthroscopy during corrective osteotomy in 23 hips in 22 patients. All patients were female, and the average age at operation was 16.4 years. Eighteen hips were in a prearthritic stage, and 5 hips were in an early stage. The presence and location of cartilage degeneration and labral tears were evaluated… CONTINUE READING

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