The snapping hip. Treatment by Z-plasty.

@article{Brignall1991TheSH,
  title={The snapping hip. Treatment by Z-plasty.},
  author={C G Brignall and G David Stainsby},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1991},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={253-4}
}
We describe a new method of Z-plasty for the snapping hip caused by a tight band in the iliotibial tract. Eight hips in six patients were treated by this method and at follow-up all had a successful result, with relief of snapping. 

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