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Rheumatoid arthritis: protrusio acetabuli

Case contributed by Dr Raghav Kalra


Complains of multiple joint pain with difficulty in walking for 10 years.

Patient Data

Age: 52
Gender: Female

Protrusio acetabulum is seen in the right side with superior displacement of femoral head. 
There is concentric loss of the right hip joint space with thinning of the articular margins.

Case Discussion

Patient is a known case of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Case information

rID: 29171
Published: 9th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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