CT-guided hip injection

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Case Discussion

The needle is placed between the sartorius and tensor fasciae latae muscles, thus avoiding the femoral nerve and vessels. Its tip enters the joint capsule in the upper outer quadrant of the femoral head.

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Case information

rID: 16378
Published: 14th Jan 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded