Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)


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