Osteochondritis dissecans of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Chronic hip pain on weight bearing. Active soccer player.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

There was an in-situ dissected fragment at the posterior rim of the acetabular notch, that was hypointense in all sequences and partly surrounded by fluid on T2-weighted images. A loose fragment was ascertained by arthroscopy.

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Case information

rID: 14086
Published: 23rd Jun 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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