Hip Dysplasia

If there is a difference between the child’s hips, you may notice that: One leg looks shorter than the other. There are more folds of skin on the inside of one thigh than on the other. One hip joint seems to move differently than the other.

Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia

If there is a difference between the child's hips, you may notice that:

  • One leg looks shorter than the other.
  • There are more folds of skin on the inside of one thigh than on the other.
  • One hip joint seems to move differently than the other.

Credits

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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