Avascular necrosis of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Elshan Abdullayev

Presentation

Long-standing pain in both hip regions, increases during walking.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
MRI

A serpiginous area of altered signal intensity seen in the heads of both femurs. Also, STIR hyperintense signal changes seen in left femoral neck possibly represent transient osteoporosis.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest bilateral avascular necrosis of with transient osteoporosis of left hip.

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Case information

rID: 56436
Case created: 1st Nov 2017
Last edited: 6th Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Grand Hospital

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