Avascular necrosis of the hip joint

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Right hip pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Advanced degenerative changes are seen at right hip joint accompanied by increased joint interval, acetabular deformity, loss of volume of the femoral head and flattening & irregularity of the remnant proximal femur with increased density. 

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with longstanding avascular necrosis of the femoral head that causes advanced degenerative changes and seems to be due to underlying hip dysplasia regarding to abnormal morphology of the acetabulum. Prior images were not available.

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Case information

rID: 62708
Published: 29th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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