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Abnormal hip joint morphology

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Anatomical Abnormality
Synonym: Abnormality of the hip joint
HPO: HP:0001384


An abnormality of the hip joint. [from HPO]

Conditions with this feature

Epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple, 3
MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Disease or Syndrome
Autosomal dominant multiple epiphyseal dysplasia (MED) presents in early childhood, usually with pain in the hips and/or knees after exercise. Affected children complain of fatigue with long-distance walking. Waddling gait may be present. Adult height is either in the lower range of normal or mildly shortened. The limbs are relatively short in comparison to the trunk. Pain and joint deformity progress, resulting in early-onset osteoarthritis, particularly of the large weight-bearing joints.

Professional guidelines


Lee KS, Rosas HG, Phancao JP
Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 2013 Jul;17(3):286-94. Epub 2013 Jun 20 doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1348095. PMID: 23787983
Burkitt Wright EM, Porter LF, Spencer HL, Clayton-Smith J, Au L, Munier FL, Smithson S, Suri M, Rohrbach M, Manson FD, Black GC
Orphanet J Rare Dis 2013 May 4;8:68. doi: 10.1186/1750-1172-8-68. PMID: 23642083Free PMC Article
Dragoo JL, Johnson C, McConnell J
Sports Med 2012 Jan 1;42(1):51-67. doi: 10.2165/11595680-000000000-00000. PMID: 22149697

Recent clinical studies


Samaan MA, Grace T, Zhang AL, Majumdar S, Souza RB
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2020 Jan;71:214-220. Epub 2019 Nov 26 doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2019.11.014. PMID: 31794897Free PMC Article


Cannon J, Kulig K, Weber AE, Powers CM
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2023 Jan;101:105849. Epub 2022 Dec 2 doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2022.105849. PMID: 36549048

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