What is closed and open reduction of developmental hip dislocations?

Also known as: treatment for hip dysplasia or developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH).

Closed (no incision) and open (with an incision) reductions are used to put the hip back in the socket in young children. The procedures are typically used on children between 1 and 6 years of age.

Reviewed by: Kevin S Horowitz, MD

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