Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases

Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases
Open Access

ISSN: ISSN: 2329-8790

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Maha Mowafak Nayyef

Senior radiology, Ibn Sina Teaching Hospital, Mosul, Iraq

  • Research Article   
    The Validity of Certain Clinical Sign and Risk Factors in Relation to the Results of Ultrasound Examination of the Hip in Static and Dynamic Modalities
    Author(s): Maha Mowafak Nayyef*, Ahmed HG and Aljalabi YSG

    During the period from January 2001 to March 2002, one hundred infants below 6 months of age (62 females and 38 males) attending orthopedic outpatient unit in Saddam General Hospital in Mosul with inconclusive clinical diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) were included in this study. The study aimed at evaluating the validity of certain clinical signs (including unequal thigh and inguinal skin folds, hip click and limited abduction) and risk factors (including sex, cesarean section, breech presentation, family history, birth order or parity of the mother and associated foot deformities) by relating them to the results of ultrasound examination of the hip in the static and dynamic modalities. The clinical signs and risk factors were appraised using within-group comparison statistical analysis and considering ultrasound as the reference standard for diagnosis of DDH in .. Read More»

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