The morphology of the femur in developmental dysplasia of the hip.

@article{Sugano1998TheMO,
  title={The morphology of the femur in developmental dysplasia of the hip.},
  author={Nobuhiko Sugano and Philip C. Noble and Emir Kamaric and Joseph Kamel Salama and Takahiro Ochi and Hugh S Tullos},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1998},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={711-9}
}
We studied the morphometry of 35 femora from 31 female patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) and another 15 from 15 age- and sex-matched control patients using CT and three-dimensional computer reconstruction models. According to the classification of Crowe et al 15 of the dysplastic hips were graded as class I (less than 50% subluxation), ten as class I/III (50% to 100% subluxation) and ten as class IV (more than 100% subluxation). The femora with DDH had 10 to 14 degrees more… CONTINUE READING
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