Reactive scoliosis: a challenging phenomenon in adolescent patients with hip arthritis

Abstract

Functional limb length discrepancy (LLD) in adolescents can result from soft tissue contracture following long-standing hip disease. We present a case of a 13-year-old girl with difficulty in ambulation due to right hip pain and LLD. Radiographs revealed severe arthritis of right hip with signs of avascular necrosis of the femoral head. The patient had… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.artd.2017.02.009

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