What is acetabular dysplasia?

Also known as: hip dysplasia.

Acetabular dysplasia is more commonly known as hip dysplasia. It refers to a hip socket that is shallow and doesn’t fully cover the ball of the femur (hip). The result is excessive mobility or stress on the hip joint that can cause pain.


Reviewed by: Kevin S Horowitz, MD

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