Total hip arthroplasty in patients with dwarfism

Todd D. Sekundiak

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Abstract

Skeletal dysplasia or dwarfism presents in a host of manners. Degenerative hip disease can present as a primary problem secondary to the abnormal growth disturbance or secondarily from the abnormal load distributions through the hip joint itself. Total hip arthroplasty is a successful procedure but sought with increased risks and complications when compared to routine hip arthroplasty. Custom or modular hip implants can help a surgeon manage the abnormal bone morphology seen with this condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)s1075-s1078
JournalOrthopedics
Volume28
Issue number9 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Sep 1 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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    Sekundiak, T. D. (2005). Total hip arthroplasty in patients with dwarfism. Orthopedics, 28(9 SUPPL.), s1075-s1078.