Congenital hip luxation: images

Summary: 
After traction treatment (4-5 weeks) no reduction was achieved. See the RMN and arthrography images. I you cannot see the full case: login and ask for doctor group membership.

 

Congenital hip luxation, after treatment with extension (Krämer - overhead), without reduction.

To evaluate the hip - correctly we performed RMN imaging and arthrograhphy:

 

arthrography of the left hip:

You see the lateralized femoral epiphysis, the increased distance of the head from the acetabulum floor.

 

 

 

 

Do these images confirm your decision: early redcution or wait - maybe until 12. month of age?

Link: next step. surgical treatment