Musculoskeletal Assessment of the Newborn

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Components of the newborn musculoskeletal exam include a concise history, complete developmental assessment, and thorough physical exam. The clinician must separate normal anomalies related to intrauterine positioning from more serious abnormalities that may require early intervention and treatment. This article focuses on assessment techniques and identifying common musculoskeletal disorders in the newborn.

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