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All the following are "head at risk signs" (radiological) that correlate positively with poor results in the outcome of Perthes’ disease except
|A||Lateral subluxation of the femoral head|
|B||Speckled calcification lateral to the capital epiphysis|
|D||Gage sign-a radiolucent 'V' shaped defect in the lateral epiphysis and adjacent metaphysis.|
Ans. C Shallow acetabulum
A shallow acetabulum correlates poorly with outcome in congenital dislocation of hip. In addition to a, band d other 'Head at Risk' signs are diffuse metaphyseal reaction and horizontal physis.