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Normal pelvis (radiograph)

Case contributed by Dr Dai Roberts

Presentation

Left groin pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
X-ray

Minimal right hip osteoarthritis, within normal limits for the patient's age. Unremarkable left hip. Normal sacroiliac joints.

Case Discussion

Osteoarthritis of the hip is common, and subjectively is usually divided into mild, moderate and severe.  Appearances differ from inflammatory arthritis', such as rheumatoid arthritis, where the joint space loss is symmetric, not predominantly in the weight-bearing aspect of the joint 1.  

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Case information

rID: 80394
Published: 23rd Jul 2020
Last edited: 25th Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: St. Paul's Hospital

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