The irritable hip syndrome in children. A long-term follow-up.

  title={The irritable hip syndrome in children. A long-term follow-up.},
  author={P F Sharwood},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  volume={52 6},
  • P F Sharwood
  • Published 1981 in Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica
This paper gives the results of a long-term follow-up study of 101 children with "Irritable Hips" who were admitted to the Mater Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, between 1962 and 1972. The case notes and the laboratory data from their original presentation have been reviewed and all the children were recalled for clinical and radiological examination. Clinical abnormalities were found on eighteen occasions but none could be proved to be related to the child's episode of transient… CONTINUE READING