Subtle gluteal atrophy

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Hip and lower back pain. Normal plain films.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Subtle, but increased amount of fat in the muscles - especially the thigh and gluteal muscles.

Case Discussion

There is subtle muscle atrophy of the muscles of the hip girdle and thigh as demonstrated by increased linear fatty deposiition in the muscles.

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Case information

rID: 23875
Published: 15th Jul 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: muscle
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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