Like other types of dysplasia, dysplasia of the hip refers to an abnormality in the anatomical structure. It may also be called development dislocation of the hip (DDH), acetabular dysplasia or congenital dislocation of the hip (CDH). Keep reading to learn more.

Causes & Triggers

  • Genetics
  • Heredity

Signs & Symptoms

  • Increased intensity and frequency of pain
  • Limited flexibility
  • Limp
  • Pain (especially deep in front of groin)

Tips & Treatments

  • This condition is predominant in women.
  • Mild symptoms can be controlled with lifestyle changes such as activity modification, physical therapy, weight loss and corticosteroid injections.
  • X-rays help determine severity but almost all cases require either hip-preserving surgery or joint replacement.
These lists are not inclusive of all conditions and procedures. In order to obtain a complete and accurate diagnosis, a physician should assess your individual situation. Following diagnosis, your physician will discuss appropriate treatment options with you – both surgical and non-surgical. Schedule an appointment with an Orthopedic ONE physician.