Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)

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Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

 

5 Months of Age        

Arthrogram of hip reduced (left) unreduced (right). Note Rose Thorn Sign

 

12 Months of Age

 

 

 

                       

 

Normal Hip Xray in 20 month old:

 

4  month old Failed Pavlik Harness +  Brace Treatment that began at 6 months of age and a dislocated hip on exam

Treated with Closed Reduction, Adductor Tenotomy and Hip Spica Cast

3 months After Closed Reduction Age 7 months - Continues in  Abduction Brace

 

 

Age 3 yrs, Normal Hips (2.5 years after closed reduction) Abducion Bracing until this time