Acute hip arthritis

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran

Presentation

Acute hip pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Moderate joint effusion. Altered signal intensity in the right femoral head and neck.There was synovial thickening. Normal articular surfaces.

Case Discussion

Septic arthritis is a severe condition that may affect any joint and demands prompt management to avoid chronic sequelae. S.aureus is the most common bacteria involved in this condition.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 5460
Published: 26th Jan 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.