What's New in Pediatric Orthopaedics

Sucato, Daniel J.; Young-Jo Kim
June 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 6, p1401
Academic Journal
This article discusses theoretical analysis and investigations into femoroacetabular impingement as a mechanism of hip pain and osteoarthritis. The article further discusses early screenings for developmental dysplasia of the hip, osteonecrosis of the femoral head, and lower extremity deformities such as limb-length discrepancy and Blount disease.


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