Definition: 'Ortolani Maneuver'
Ortolani maneuverType: Term
1. a maneuver for reduction of hip dislocation, using thigh flexion and abduction with anterior movement of the femoral head; reduction is accompanied by palpable reseating of the femoral head in the acetabulum.
Synonyms: Ortolani test
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