Trochanteric syndrome

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Tim Luijkx et al.

Trochanteric syndrome (greater trochanteric pain syndrome) refers to pain that originates from the lateral hip region.

Bursitis is not necessarily present and the often-used term trochanteric bursitis is therefore not always appropriate 1.

Trochanteric syndrome most commonly affects middle-aged females 3.

Conditions that can present as trochanteric syndrome include 3:

Article information

rID: 39197
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS)

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