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Altered connective tissue in children with congenital dislocation of the hip.
  1. N Fredensborg,
  2. A Udén

    Abstract

    The umbilical cord was employed as a source of collagen in 10 children with congenital dislocation of hip. The amount of collagen and its solubility were measured in slices of the cords and in the umbilical veins and compared with the values in normal subjects. Both the amount of collagen and its solubility were decreased in children with congenital dislocation of the hip.

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