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HIP JOINT DISEASE. (Morbus Coxarius)
Category: Infectious Diseases
This is more common in children
than in adults.
Cause. It is usually tubercular.
Symptoms. First stage. It may be overlooked; slight lameness, a little
stiffness is noticed at times. The muscles begin to dwindle.
Second stage. Child limps very perceptibly, dwindling is more apparent.
Treatment. Absolute rest. Lying down treatment if begun early arrests
this disease often. Build up the system. Splints and brace are needed
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