Acute hip arthritis

Case contributed by G Balachandran
Diagnosis probable


Acute hip pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
  • Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

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.

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