Last updated:09-05-2008
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Definition and causes

Inborn hofteledsluksation is a slippage (luksation) HIP JOINT. Per 1 / 3 are both hip joints involved. Tilstanden due to a combination of the HIP JOINT (ligaments, etc.) is resolved, and that hofteskålen is flat and immature, which means that the hip easy go of the part.

The reason may be physical and mechanical influences during pregnancy. We also believe that about 20% of children with congenital hofteledsluksation have a hereditary cause. Misdannelsen is more common in female children.

Symptoms and diagnosis of congenital hofteledsluksation

Examination of hofteledsluksation the newborn is a mandatory part of the first lægetjek. The child examined in rygleje with bent knees, and you can guess-level difference between the knees. Moreover, one could hear a click when the hip put in place. Røntgenundersøgelse can confirm the diagnosis. It is not always possible to make the diagnosis with the above studies. Overset hofteledsluksation will only be recognized when the child begins to walk, by the vralter.

Treatment of congenital hofteledsluksation.

The treatment must be taken immediately after the diagnosis, as it becomes more complicated to treat the condition, the longer the time elapses.
Hofteleddet put in place, and attaching a special shine to ensure that the hip is where it should be. Skinnen removed after 3 months' time. When the boom is removed, HIP JOINT be stabilized and will not normally give the child more genes.

If there is more time before treatment is started, can we run the risk that the child should be exposed to more surgery and strækbehandling.




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