Dislocation of the hip joint in children
Childhood Diseases / / April 01, 2016
Congenital dislocation of the hip joint
Mothers often hear about congenital dislocation of the hip joint in children and are afraid this shortcoming.It is said that the number of such dislocations increases.It is believed that in some cases it is caused by hereditary factors.Doctors still are not able to prevent this deficiency, but it very soon able to recognize and treat well.From this, much depends.Otherwise, the child would have stayed with this defect forever.
Such children usually start walking later than the others, they are clumsy, often fall limp or waddling walk.This means that lost valuable time for treatment.That is why it is so important that every baby, even seemingly healthy, has been examined by a doctor in time;Only in this way can be time to find a bilateral dislocation of the hip joints, which, because of its symmetry, does not attract the attention of the mother.
Currently, each doctor examines a child, drew attention to this problem. dislocation of the hip joint is malformation appearing or directly in the next generation, and is more common in girls than in boys, or transmitted through several generations.Therefore, it is necessary that the parents were very attentive to the children, especially if in the family there was a similar case or a child was breech presentation during labor.
Particular attention should be given to premature babies and children with the twins.Attention parents, physician care, X-ray examination will help in time to find not only an absolute dislocation, but not quite the normal development of the joint, which could cause problems later in life.The doctor immediately begin the necessary treatment.
At the moment of time begun treatment are favorable.It is only necessary that the parents were attentive, regularly visited the children's clinic in time to discover this defect, and the treatment required patience and accurate implementation of all recommendations.