Osteochondral lesion - hip

Case contributed by Liz Silverstone


Cyclist versus car. Right buttock pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Detached, non-displaced osteochondral lesion of the right femoral head with 'cystic' cavities.

Case Discussion

This osteochondral injury is an incidental finding. The appearances indicate a chronic lesion and the 'cystic' appearance suggests connection with the joint.

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