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Kids Risk factors for developmental dysplasia of the hip

Which of the following is a risk factor for developmental dysplasia of the hip?
A) Female newborn
B) African American
C) Vertex presentation
D) Second born newborn
E) Prematurity
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E) Prematurity ?
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Female newborns are more liable to get Developmental dysplasia of the hip DDH
All other options are incorrect
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useful points;
first female newborn with breech presentation is at more risk of DDH
first male newborn is at more risk of pyloric stenosis
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