Pediatrics at HSS

Hip Disorders

Hip Disorders

Developmental Hip Dysplasia

Typically characterized by abnormal formation of the hip joint, DDH describes a condition in which the ball on top of the thighbone (femur) is not held firmly in the socket.

Hip Dysplasia and Adolescents

Although chronic hip pain is often associated with aging, the appearance of this symptom in adolescents and young adults may be a sign of hip dysplasia.

Periacetabular Osteotomy Procedure

A procedure in which the acetabulum is surgically cut to allow the femoral head to sit firmly in the "socket" of the hip bone.


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