Clinical significance of asymmetric skin folds in the medial thigh for the infantile screening of developmental dysplasia of the hip.

Affiliation

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Asan Medical Center Children's Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The presence of asymmetric skin folds in the medial thigh (ASM) is often used as one of the screening items for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). However, few studies have evaluated the clinical relevance of ASM in DDH.

Keywords

congenital,diagnosis,hip dislocation,infant,thigh,