Inherited thrombophilia may be a causative factor for osteonecrosis of femoral head in male patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip: a case series


Omeroglu H., İNAN U.

ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, vol.132, no.9, pp.1281-1285, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 132 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00402-012-1554-z
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1281-1285

Abstract

The aim of this case series was to assess the effect of two common causes of inherited thrombophilia, factor V Leiden (FVL) and prothrombin mutation (PTM) on the development of osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) following the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH).