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Protrusio acetabuli in Marfan syndrome: age-related prevalence and associated hip function.
|Title||Protrusio acetabuli in Marfan syndrome: age-related prevalence and associated hip function.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2006|
|Authors||Sponseller PD, Jones KB, Ahn NU, Erkula G, Foran JRH, Dietz HC|
|Journal||The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume|
|Date Published||2006 Mar|
Protrusio acetabuli is known to occur in patients with Marfan syndrome, but its prevalence, its effects on hip function, and its possible association with the subsequent development of degenerative hip disease have not been studied in a large population. Nevertheless, some clinicians have recommended prophylactic hip surgery for preadolescents with Marfan syndrome and protrusio acetabuli.
|Alternate Journal||J Bone Joint Surg Am|