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Lesser trochanteric bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


Chronic right hip pain

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


MRI through the hip joints reveals an enlarged lesser trochanteric bursa.

Case Discussion

Bursitis in this location could be the result of a narrowed distance between the ischium and lesser trochanter. When leading to symptoms the general term used is ischiofemoral impingement.

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Case information

rID: 6544
Published: 9th Jul 2009
Last edited: 30th Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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