Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 59, issue 8, P773-777 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820920011 View full text
John T. Gaffney, John Spellman

Abstract: A hip click on examination of the newborn hip is believed to be the result of a ligament or myofascial structure and thought to be benign. Some studies suggest a link between hip clicks and developmental dysplasia of the hip. The purpose of our study is to estimate the prevalence of ultrasound hip abnormalities in newborns with a hip click and an otherwise normal physical examination. Results. Ninety patients meeting inclusion criteria of a hip click with an otherwise normal physical examination underwent dia…

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