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Congenital hip dislocation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   i have my son 13 month old who has a hip dislocation
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User :   they make an open reduction surgery at the age of 8 month
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User :   and they kept him in the cast for 3 month and after 2 month from removing the cast they said that his hips is dislocated again
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User :   because the head of his femur bone is missing
User :   what is the solution ??
Doctor :  
User :   kindly
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May i know your age?
Doctor :  
I will help you in this.
User :   my age is 28 , but my son's age is 13 month
Doctor :   Generally the bone of the new born are very active in growing.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
But if the haed of the fumur is compltely resolved it XXXXXXXX not again grow.
Doctor :  
So only surgical replacement

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with implants have to be tried.
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