Rheumatoid arthritis of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

Known case of rheumatoid arthritis presented with difficult walking and bilateral hip pain of 5 years duration.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
X-ray

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Case Discussion

An anteroposterior view of pelvis in this patient with rheumatoid arthritis shows that femoral heads has migrated in axial direction with fairly consentric joint space narrowing.There is also severe osteoporosis and degenerative change associated with erosion in symphisis pubis.This is typical finding in rheumatoid arthritis.  

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Case information

rID: 20537
Case created: 24th Nov 2012
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
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