Hip joint effusion - CT findings

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Severe right hip pain of 2 - 3 days duration

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
Assymetrical fluid density around the right hip (arrows) indicative of an effusion

Case Discussion

Appearances are non-specific and reflect presumed synovitis
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Case information

rID: 20691
Published: 7th Dec 2012
Last edited: 6th Oct 2015
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