Low Birth Weight Tied to Hip Replacement in Adulthood

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Low Birth Weight Tied to Hip Replacement in Adulthood
Low Birth Weight Tied to Hip Replacement in Adulthood
Low birth weight and preterm birth significantly increase the risk for hip replacement in adulthood, a new study has found. Cicuttini, a rheumatologist at Monash University in Melbourne, said that the findings still need to be confirmed. “But we know that congenital hip disease in children can proceed to osteoarthritis later.
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