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Joints of the Lower Extremity
No 90 Degree Hip Flexion
No Internal Rotation
Avoid Turning on Affected Side
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip
Abnormal Femoral Head in Acetabulum
Positive Barlow Sign
Clicking with Adduction
Positive Ortolani Sign
Clicking with Abduction
Asymmetrical Limb Lengths and Folds (Gluteal and Thigh)
Increased with Prolonged Sitting or Climbing Stairs
Patellofemoral Compression Test
Restless Legs Syndrome
Signs and Symptoms
Urge to Move the Legs
Unpleasant Sensations in Legs
Worsens with Inactivity
Relieved by Movement
Change in Direction
Reconstruction if Severe
Fibrocartilage Semicircular Band
Clicking and Locking
Pain on External Rotation
> 50 Years Old
Arthritis of Large Joints (Classically the Knee)
Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystals
Chondrocalcinosis (On X-ray)
Rheumatoid Arthritis Assessment
Destruction of Connective Tissue and Synovial Membrane
Signs and Symptoms
Inflammation of Joints
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