Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a very common disorder in young children. In the Netherlands, the incidence is 3.7% in children up to 6 months of age ( 1 ). The vast majority of these cases represent centered dysplasia
-plane radiographic study of the knee. It is recommended to obtain radiographs that include the entire femur to rule out concomitant injuries at the hip or diaphyseal femur level.
If there is suspicion of a fracture without radiographic evidence, further studies
reported to influence the choice of treatment in the adolescent age group.
It is widely accepted that internal fixation by either closed or open means leads to good outcomes in children’s hip fractures but high-level scientific evidence to support
Cunningham SA Greenwood-Quaintance KE Steckelberg JM Uhl JR Hanssen AD Karau MJ Schmidt SM Osmon DR , Prosthetic joint infection diagnosis using broad-range PCR of biofilms dislodged from knee and hip arthroplasty surfaces using sonication