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DDH (Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip)

Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.
Lindsay Huth, B.A.
Peer Review Status: Internally Reviewed
Creation Date: January 2002
Last Revision Date: April 2002


Common Questions, Quick Answers

What is developmental dysplasia of the hip?

Normal and disjointed hip bone

What causes DDH?

Who can get DDH?

What are the symptoms of DDH?

How is DDH diagnosed?

How is DDH treated?

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2: Harness 3: Splint

How long does DDH last?

Can DDH be prevented?

When should I call the doctor?

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