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3 Possible Causes for Frog Leg Position: Flexion and Abduction of Hips

  • Tendinitis

    Physical examination revealed marked localized tenderness over the posterolateral aspect of the right thigh when positioned in flexion, abduction, and external rotation.[] Anteroposterior and frog-leg lateral radiographs revealed nodular-shaped calcium deposits at the posterolateral aspect of the proximal thigh.[] T1- and T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging of the hip joint revealed a 2.7 1.3-cm, low-signal density area near the femoral insertion of pectineus and gluteus maximus[]

  • Coxa Valga

    A method called frog leg positioning that increases the contact between femoral head and acetabulum, therefore, decreasing the deformity.[] Legg-Calve-Perthes disease – The doctor is more likely to use combined flexion, abduction and rotation of an immobilized hip joint in this type.[]

  • Antenatal-Onset Multicore Myopathy with Arthrogryposis

    […] with extended knees - jackknifed position Abducted and ER hips with flexed knees - frog leg *Upper extremity Shoulders - IR Elbows - flexion Wrists - ulnar deviation and[] […] contractures, Muscle weakness, Fibrosis (jt capsule), Newborn stiffness, Lack of muscle development Orthopedic impairments *Lower extremity Subluxed or dislocated and flexed hips[]

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