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Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B:
doi: 10.1097/BPB.0000000000000033
Hip & Femur

Successful closed reduction after adductor tenotomy in a 14-year-old boy with chronic hip dislocation in Down syndrome

Sadeghilar, Aidina,b; A. Rashid, Abdul Halima; Ibrahim, Sharafa

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Abstract

Dislocation or subluxation of the hip is considered as the most common hip problem in patients with Down syndrome. Recommended treatment of chronic dislocation treatment is open reduction combined with femoral and/or pelvis osteotomies. We report a Down syndrome child with chronic hip dislocation who was successfully treated with adductor tenotomy and closed reduction, which has not been reported previously.

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