Labral tear in the hip joint

Case contributed by Marina Goymer


To rule out FAI, labral tear or trochanteric bursitis

Patient Data

Age: 37
Gender: Female

A solution of dilute gadolinium was injected into the hip joint under CT guidance.

There is an abnormal irregular line of focus of contrast extending through the anterior labrum from 2 - 4 o'clock.

The study is otherwise unremarkable; the articular cartilage is intact, there is normal femoral head sphericity and no soft tissue or bony edema is identified.

There findings are consistent with a labral tear.

Acquired on a 1.5T Toshiba Titan.

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Case information

rID: 25826
Published: 11th Nov 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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